Below is a map of the top 100 WTA (female) professional tennis players by country as of May 28, 2013. The map shows that the United States and Russia are a hotbed for women’s professional tennis, with 10 players in the top 100 each.
This map is an update of a similar map I published last year, with a few minor tweaks. I used source data from the , and Google’s mapping technology. Below the map is the source data in a Google spreadsheet.
After spending four full days on the grounds of the on the eve of the , I decided to put together two simple maps showing where the world’s top professional tennis players come from. According to the August 20, 2012 rankings of the and the , the most female players in the top 100 come from Russia (10), the most men from Spain (12). The US has eight women and nine men in the top 100.
Below each map is a link to a table (Google Docs, no login required) showing the data used in that map.
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No women from Latin America, no men from China
[UPDATE 08/26/2012] I superimposed both maps to create a third, composite map of all 200 top professional tennis players (by country).