world number 6 Paula Badosa has climbed the ranks since last season and is now in the process of cementing her place in the top-10, having already achieved a career-high rank of world No. 4. Badosa has been fairly consistent on the WTA Tour claiming a title this season already and making deep runs.
Currently playing at the 2022 Miami Open In search of his second WTA 1000 title, Badosa has started the tournament well. After receiving a bye in the first round, the Spaniard kicked off her campaign with a 7-5, 7-5 win Marie Bouzkova in the second round to claim their 14th win of the season in their 19th game.
After her third-round qualification, Badosa visited the NBA side intense heathome game against them New York Knicks in the FTX Arena. While the Heats were unlucky to lose to the Knicks and the visitors won the match 111-103, Badosa appeared to be enjoying the high quality match with some of the league’s best players. Badosa also sported the jersey of the Heats Javonte Smart‘s 15 number on her back, which reads Badosa.
Paula Badosa wants to break into the top 3
with Ash Barty Shocking the world with her sudden retirement, the WTA will see a massive change in her rankings. With the defeat of Maria Sakkari in the second round and Iga Swiatek After winning her battle to reach the third round, the Pole will be the new world No. 1 when the rankings are updated after the conclusion of the Miami Open.
Similarly, Paula will break into the top-3, achieving her highest career rank in the process. Badosa will be back Barbara Krejcikova and with the Czech not playing in Miami this week, a good run in the tournament could see Badosa overtake her and also reach second place in the world before the start of the clay-court season, where Barbora is quite dominant. Paula now meets Yulia Putintseva in the third round.
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