Rankings are a significant part of every professional tennis player's life.
Top-ranked Iga Swiatek has won 31 consecutive matches and 48 of her past 49 sets as she heads toward the fourth round of the French Open.
Alize Cornet is into the fourth round at the Australian Open for the first time 13 years.
Daniil Medvedev has reached the fourth round at the Australian Open for a fourth straight year after a 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 win over Botic Van de Zandschulp.
After reaching the U.S. Open final last year with no fans, Victoria Azarenka appreciates playing in front of people again.
Unseeded Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic has overcome a match point and an apparent blown call to reach her first Grand Slam final.
Unseeded Barbora Krejcikova saved one match point to book a spot if the French Open final, where she will face Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova on Saturday.
Novak Djokovic has set up another showdown against Rafael Nadal at the French Open.
Maria Sakkari has ended defending French Open champion Iga Swiatek's 11-match winning streak at Roland Garros in the quarterfinals.
Anastasia Pavlychenkova finally has a Grand Slam quarterfinal victory.
Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev will play each other in the French Open semifinals.
Stefanos Tsitsipas has reached the French Open semifinals for the second year in a row.
Serena Williams has lost in straight sets in the fourth round of the French Open.
Even a 23-time Grand Slam champion needs to remind herself now and then how to play winning tennis.