Somewhere between the cracks of the news coverage for Roland Garros, this one little tidbit seems to have fallen through: The ranking points for the WTA have increased. From a big picture perspective, this may seem like a minor change, but from a Grand Slam perspective, this change can make a significant difference, particularly with the top 20 rankings.
|Roland Garros Points Distribution Comparison|
|Rounds||2014 Points WTA||2014 Points ATP||2013 Points (ATP & WTA)|
|R128 (1st r)||10||10||10|
|R64 (2nd r)||70||45||45|
|R32 (3rd r)||130||90||90|
|R16 (4th r)||240||180||180|