Top 10 On-Court Moments of 2017: The Wild Wild WTA

by: Kamakshi Tandon | December 01, 2017

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Caroline Wozniacki was one of the many WTA players to win a big tournament this year. (AP)

With the destination of the Davis Cup determined, the professional tennis season has come to a close. Thus, we begin our look back at 2017, a memorable year on and off the court. Our Top 10 On-Court Moments, and our Top 10 Off-Court Moments, will remind you of everything that transpired.


There was a revolving door at the top of the WTA tour this season, and it rarely stopped turning. The nine biggest tournaments had nine different winners—Serena Williams at the Australian Open, Elena Vesnina at Indian Wells, Johanna Konta at Miami, Simona Halep at Madrid, Jelena Ostapenko at the French Open, Garbine Muguruza at SW19, Sloane Stephens at Flushing Meadows, Caroline Garcia at Beijing and Caroline Wozniacki at the WTA Finals.

On top of that, there were five different No. 1s—Serena Williams, Angelique Kerber, Karolina Pliskova, Garbine Muguruza and Simona Halep. It's not lonely at the top for these players.

The parity on the WTA tour made for a wild and unpredictable 2017 season:

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