Only two players have been confirmed so far for the WTA Finals later this year and there are six more spots up for grabs. The battle itself is very close with 3rd on the list Jessica Pegula having only 900 points more than Maria Sakkari who is currently 9th on the list.
There aren't any more grand slams this year but there are a handful of big events that could give some players a serious push. It's unlikely that Pegula or number four Gauff don't secure the WTA Finals but the rest of the spots are up for grabs.
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Garcia is currently number five ahead of Sabalenka at 6, Kasatkina at 7 and Halep at number eight. The Romanian is out for the season though so she will be overtaken by somebody and good candidates are Sakkari who is 9th, Kudermetova who is 10th and Badosa who is 11th.
Badosa is currently out of the top 8 but she played in the WTA Finals last year so she is surely motivated to get there again. A strong finish to the season is needed. Check out the current standing below.
- Iga Swiatek (9,560)
- Ons Jabeur (4,496)
- Jessica Pegula (3,232)
- Coco Gauff (2,983)
- Caroline Garcia (2,896)
- Aryna Sabalenka (2,871)
- Daria Kasatkina (2,831)
- Simona Halep (2,661) (Out for season)
- Maria Sakkari (2,358)
- Veronika Kudermetova (2,313)
- Paula Badosa (2,264)