Top 10 Women’s Tennis Players of the Decade – Part 2

Serena Williams

The 2010s decade of WTA Tennis has finally concluded. After 10 very eventful years in Women’s Tennis, it is time to end the countdown of the 10 best players of the last 10 years. Part 1 looked at the highlights of No.10 to No.6 on this list. This part will look at the decade highlights of No.5 to No.1… 

5. Angelique Kerber (Germany): 2010-2019

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2010s Statistics

  • Decade Highlights: 6
    • Grand Slam Finals – 4 
      • 3 titles – 2016 Australian Open, 2016 US Open, 2018 Wimbledon
      • 1 runner-up – 2016 Wimbledon
    • Year-End Championship Finals – 1 
      • 1 runner-up 2016 WTA Finals
    • Olympic Medals – 1 
      • 1 silver – 2016 Rio Olympics
  • Best Ranking: No.1 
  • Win Rate: 66% 
4. Simona Halep (Romania): 2010-2019

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2010s Statistics

  • Decade Highlights: 6
    • Grand Slam Finals – 5
      • 2 titles – 2018 French Open, 2019 Wimbledon
      • 3 runner-ups – 2014 French Open, 2017 French Open, 2018 Australian Open
    • Year-End Championship Finals – 1
      • 1 runner-up – 2014 WTA Finals
  • Best Ranking: No.1 
  • Win Rate: 69% 
3. Victoria Azarenka (Belarus): 2010-2019

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2010s Statistics

  • Decade Highlights: 6
    • Grand Slam Finals – 4
      • 2 titles – 2012 Australian Open, 2013 Australian Open
      • 2 runner-ups – 2012 US Open, 2013 US Open
    • Year-End Championship Finals – 1
      • 1 runner-up – 2011 WTA Finals
    • Olympic Medals – 1
      • 1 bronze – 2012 London Olympics
  • Best Ranking: No.1 
  • Win Rate: 74% 
2. Maria Sharapova (Russia): 2010-2019

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2010s Statistics

  • Decade Highlights: 8
    • Grand Slam Finals – 6
      • 2 titles – 2012 French Open, 2014 French Open
      • 4 runner-ups – 2011 Wimbledon, 2012 Australian Open, 2013 French Open, 2015 Australian Open
    • Year-End Championship Finals – 1 
      • 1 runner-up – 2012 WTA Finals
    • Olympic Medals – 1 
      • 1 silver – 2012 London Olympics
  • Best Ranking: No.1 
  • Win Rate: 77%

1. Serena Williams (USA): 2010-2019

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2010s Statistics

  • Decade Highlights: 23
    • Grand Slam Finals – 19
      • 12 titles – 2010 Australian Open, 2010 Wimbledon, 2012 Wimbledon, 2012 US Open, 2013 French Open, 2013 US Open, 2014 US Open, 2015 Australian Open, 2015 French Open, 2015 Wimbledon, 2016 Wimbledon, 2017 Australian Open
      • 7 runner-ups – 2011 US Open, 2016 Australian Open, 2016 French Open, 2018 Wimbledon, 2018 US Open, 2019 Wimbledon, 2019 US Open
    • Year-End Championship Finals – 3 
      • 3 titles – 2012 WTA Finals, 2013 WTA Finals, 2014 WTA Finals
    • Olympic Medals – 1 
      • 1 gold – 2012 London Olympics
  • Best Ranking: No.1 
  • Win Rate: 89%

To summarise, the Top 10 women’s tennis players of the 2010s are as follows:

  1. Serena Williams (USA)
  2. Maria Sharapova (Russia)
  3. Victoria Azarenka (Belarus)
  4. Simona Halep (Romania)
  5. Angelique Kerber (Germany)
  6. Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic)
  7. Li Na (China)
  8. Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark)
  9. Kim Clijsters (Belgium)
  10. Garbine Muguruza (Spain)

Who are your Top 10 women’s tennis players of the decade? Let me know in the comments below!

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