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A look at the 2015 year-end WTA rankings, including some of the top ranking movers, record-breakers and more highlights from the season. 

By Staff
November 09, 2015

With Venus Williams's win at the WTA Elite Trophy tournament in Zhuhai on Sunday, the 2015 WTA season officially came to a close. While some players will play in the Fed Cup finals this weekend, others will have to wait until Jan. 4, 2016, when the WTA season starts up again. (You can find the 2016 calendar here.) As of Monday, the final year-end rankings are official after 59 WTA tournaments throughout the year. Check out some of the top ranking movers, record-breakers and more highlights from the 2015 WTA year-end rankings below. 

2015 Top 25

1. Serena Williams
2. Simona Halep
3. Garbiñe Muguruza
4. Maria Sharapova
5. Agnieszka Radwanska

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6. Petra Kvitova
7. Venus Williams
8. Flavia Pennetta
9. Lucie Safarova
10. Angelique Kerber

11. Karolina Pliskova
12. Timea Bacsinszky
13. Carla Suárez Navarro
14. Belinda Bencic
15. Roberta Vinci

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16. Ana Ivanovic
17. Caroline Wozniacki
18. Madison Keys
19. Elina Svitolina
20. Sara Errani

21. Jelena Jankovic
22. Victoria Azarenka
23. Ekaterina Makarova
24. Andrea Petkovic
25. Svetlana Kuznetsova

​See the full 2015 year-end rankings here.


• Serena finished the season at No. 1 with a 53-3 record, with losses coming to Kvitova in the Madrid semifinals, Bencic in the Toronto semifinals and Roberta Vinci in the U.S. Open semifinals. She now has the two best season winning percentages on the tour since 1990—.951 in 2013, .946 in 2015.

• Venus returned to the Top 10 for the first time since April 2011 after winning her third title of the season in Zhuhai. The last time Serena and Venus were ranked in the Top 10 together was January 2011.

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• There were 16 unseeded WTA title winners in 2015: Belinda Bencic (Eastbourne, Toronto), Misaki Doi (Luxembourg), Margarita Gasparyan (Baku), Daniela Hantuchova (Pattaya City), Nao Hibino (Tashkent), Angelique Kerber (Stuttgart), Ana Konjuh (Nottingham), Svetlana Kuznetsova (Moscow), Teliana Pereira (Bogota), Lucie Safarova (Doha), Sloane Stephens (Washington DC), Lesia Tsurenko (Istanbul), Heather Watson (Hobart), Yanina Wickmayer (Tokyo), Venus Williams (Wuhan

• Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza finished the year at No. 1 in the doubles rankings with a 55-7 season record. The pair won 10 titles on the season and will begin the 2016 season riding a 22-match winning streak—one that dates all the way back to the Western & Southern Open in August. Since then they have dropped just two sets.

• Muguruza finished the season in the No. 3 spot and is the youngest woman in the Top 10. 

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