The current boys junior tennis world rankings on the ITF Junior Tour (18 years and under), as at 14 May 2012 are:

  1. 1,566.25 – Luke SAVILLE from Australia, ATP rank = No.742
  2. 801.725 – Liam Broady from Great Britain, ATP rank = No.810
  3. 738.75 – Kaichi Uchida from Japan, NO ATP ranking
  4. 736.25 – Gianluigi Quinzi from Italy, ATP rank = No.1,299
  5. 730.00 – Kimmer Coppejans from Belgium, ATP rank = No.1,917
  6. 711.25 – Nikola Milojevic from Serbia, NO ATP ranking
  7. 710.00 – FilipPeliwo from Canada, ATP rank = No.579
  8. 650.00 – Mateo Nicolas Martinez from Argentina, ATP rank = No.1,226
  9. 647.50 – Thiago Monteiro from Brazil, ATP rank = No.636
  10. 625.00 – Mitchell Krueger from the USA, ATP rank No.1,917

The number prior to the player’s name is their ranking points total.

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18-year-old Luke Saville first achieved the No.1 ranking on the ITF Junior Tour on 2 January 2012 in his sixth year of ITF Junior Tour tennis. The right-handed Saville won the 2011 Junior Wimbledon singles event and the 2012 Junior Australian Open singles event, in doing so earned 1,000 ITF Junior Ranking points. Saville is pictured above at the 2012 Australian Open.

The South Australian has a current ATP men’s singles No.742 was the runner-up at the 2011 Junior Australian Open to former Junior World No.1 Jiri Vesely with a score line of 0-6, 3-6. Saville began playing the ITF Junior Tour in 2007 from the very first year that he was eligible to compete on the ITF Junior Tour i.e.2007. As soon as you turn 13 years old you are eligible to compete on the ITF Junior Tour tournaments in the week after your birthday.

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The current girls junior tennis world rankings on the ITF Junior Tour (18 years and under), as at 14 May 2012 are:

  1. 1,272.50 – Taylor TOWNSEND from the USA, WTA rank = No.416
  2. 1,073.75 – Irina Khromacheva from Russia, WTA rank = No.254
  3. 960.00 – Ashleigh Barty from Australia, WTA rank = No.327
  4. 822.50 – Anna Danilina from Kazakhstan, WTA rank = No.672
  5. 782.5 – Yulia Putintseva from Russia, WTA rank = No.122
  6. 775 – Elizaveta Kulichkova from Russia, WTA rank = No.977
  7. 702.50 – Eugenie Bouchard from Canada, WTA rank = No.352
  8. 682.50 – Chalena Scholl from the USA, WTA rank = No.711
  9. 647.50 – Indy De Vroome from the Netherlands, WTA rank = No.1,020
  10. 630.00 – Ons Jabeur from Tunisia, WTA rank No.482
  11. 630.00 – Grace Min from the USA, WTA rank = No.203

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16-year-old Taylor Townsend first achieved the No.1 ranking on the ITF Junior Tour on 23 April 2012. The left-handed Townsend won the 2012 Junior Australian Open singles event and in doing so earned 500 ITF Junior Ranking points. Townsend is pictured above at the 2011 US Open. The current WTA women’s singles No.416 in the world defeated the highest ranked ITF Junior girl on the women’s WTA ranking list (at No.122) Yulia Putintseva in the Junior Australian Open singles final in three sets.

17-year-old Irina Khromacheva was ranked No.1 on the ITF Junior Tour until Townsend took her long-held spot. The 1.67m Khromacheva was the runner-up at the 2011 Junior Wimbledon singles event and a semi finalist at the 2011 Junior Roland Garros singles event. The left-hander earned 180 ITF Junior Ranking points at Wimbledon and 120 points at Roland Garros.

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The junior girls current Top 10 Singles World Rankings on the ITF Junior Tour (18 years and under), as at 28 November 2011 are:

  1. 1,345 – Irina KHROMACHEVA from Russia, WTA rank = No.338
  2. 1,247.5 – An-sophie Mestach from Belgium, WTA rank = No.627
  3. 1,105 – Ashleigh Barty from Australia, WTA rank = No.680
  4. 1,062.5 – Grace Min from the USA, WTA rank = No.352
  5. 1,015 – Eugenie Bouchard from Canada, WTA rank = No.301
  6. 835 – Caroline Garcia from France, WTA rank = No.145
  7. 782.5 – Danka Kovinic from Montenegro, WTA rank = No.363
  8. 773.75 – Montserrat Gonzalez from Paraguay, NO WTA ranking
  9. 737.5 – Indy De Vroome from the Netherlands, NO WTA ranking
  10. 717.5 – Ons Jabeur from Tunisia, WTA rank No.1208

The number prior to the player’s name is their ranking points total.

16-year-old Irina Khromacheva was the runner-up at the 2011 Junior Wimbledon singles event and a semi finalist at the 2011 Junior Roland Garros singles event.

The left-handed Russian earned 180 ITF Junior Ranking points at Wimbledon and 120 points at Roland Garros. Khromacheva achieved her career-best WTA ranking to date of No.336 on 21 November 2011 and turns 17 on 12 May 2012. The 1.67m Khromacheva is pictured above about waiting in the ready position during the 2011 Junior US Open.

The Top 10 junior girls are ranked higher on the women’s tour compared to how high the Top 10 junior boys are ranked on the men’s tour.

The highest ranked junior girl on the women’s tour is Caroline Garcia with a women’s ranking of No.145 and half of the Top 10 junior girl are ranked higher on the women’s tour than the very highest ranked boy on the ATP men’s ranking list at ATP No.603.

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