16/07/2018 – Timi’s advantage is 275 points against the fresh Wimbledon champion Kateřina Siniakova.
As usual, the WTA Tour has published World Rankings on Monday: Timi is the first Hungarian leador of the list, at doubles. This year, she won the Australian Open with Kristina Mladenovic, then reached the QF at the Roland Garros and Wimbledon. The 25-year old player had a 275 points advantage against as Kateřina Siniakova, who won the French and UK Grand Slam tournament with Barbora Krejčiková.
In the 2018 Doubles Race, there was a change in the lead: the Champs of Roland Garros and Wimbledon, Barbora Krejčiková and Kateřina Siniaková came to the front, ahead of Timi and Kristina Mladenovic.
In the Singles Rankings, the Hungarian player is 38th, and she is 47th in the Singles Race.
“I am honored to become to new WTA World No.1 in doubles,” said Babos. “I’ve worked so hard to get here and I’m happy to prove to myself that all of my hard work was worth it. I also want to thank my coach Thomas Drouet for an amazing five years together.”
“I am very excited for Timea as she is truly deserving of the WTA World No.1 doubles ranking,” said WTA CEO and Chairman Steve Simon. “Congratulations to Timea on achieving this amazing milestone in her career.”