WTAhotties 2009 Hot 100: #20 - #16

20- Sania Mirza (#57, IND)
Transition season for the Indian, who is climbing up in the ranking after a 2008 season burdened with a wrist injury. She became the first Indian woman to ever win a Grand Slam title after winning the mixed doubles title in the Australian Open. She also got engaged this year.

19- Iveta Benesova (#38, CZE)
The hot Czech enjoyed one of her best seasons, reaching her best ranking ever at #25 in April. Nevertheless, she still lacks more regularity, as she mixes good performances with very poor ones.

18- Vera Zvonareva (#9, RUS)
2nd Top-10 finish in a row for the blue-eyed Russian, who made a fantastic season start with a 20-3 record and titles in Pattaya and Indian Wells, first career Grand Slam semifinals at the Australian Open and reaching her career-high ranking at #5. But then an ankle injury made her miss clay season and after comeback she wasn't able to recover that level.

17- Elena Vesnina (#23, RUS)
The Russian hottie enjoyed her best season so far, reaching her 1st WTA final ever at Auckland and her first Premier final at New Haven, defeating players like Wozniacki and Kuznetsova, and climbing from #78 to #23 in the WTA ranking.

16- Anna Chakvetadze (#68, RUS)
The cute Russian continued with the slump that started in 2008 and crashed in the ranking falling from #18 down to #68. Nevertheless, she showed her sexiest side on a bikini photoshoot for FHM, and this is really worth a place in our Top-20.

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