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Top professional tennis players by country — 2013 edition (WTA — women)

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.

I published a similar updated map for the ATP (men’s tennis pro tour) yesterday.

Number of top 100 professional tennis players per country, WTA tennis rankings as of May 28, 2013
Number of top 100 professional tennis players per country, WTA tennis rankings as of May 28, 2013

 

See also maps for the top ten tennis countries in the world for 2013.

Top professional tennis players by country — 2013 edition (ATP — men)

Below is a map of the top 100 ATP (male) professional tennis players by country as of May 28, 2013. The map shows that Spain and France are a hotbed for men’s professional tennis, with 13 and 12 players in the top 100, respectively.

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.

I will publish an updated map for the WTA (women’s tennis pro tour) tomorrow. [UPDATE: posted]

Number of top 100 professional tennis players per country, ATP tennis rankings as of May 28, 2013
Number of top 100 professional tennis players per country, ATP tennis rankings as of May 28, 2013

See also maps for the top ten tennis countries in the world for 2013.

Where in the world do the top 100 professional tennis players come from?

[UPDATE May 28, 2013] See new updated ATP map posted today. New WTA map will be posted tomorrow. [UPDATE: posted]

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Men are from Spain, women are from Russia

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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Number of top 100 professional tennis players per country, WTA tennis rankings as of August 20, 2012
Number of top 100 professional tennis players per country, WTA tennis rankings as of August 20, 2012

Table: .

Number of top 100 professional tennis players per country, ATP tennis rankings as of August 20, 2012
Number of top 100 professional tennis players per country, ATP tennis rankings as of August 20, 2012

Table: .

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).

Composite map of top 200 professional tennis players per country, ATP and WTA tennis rankings as of August 20, 2012
Composite map of top 200 professional tennis players per country, ATP and WTA tennis rankings as of August 20, 2012

Table: .