French Open

Safarova moves into Top 10

2015-06-08 11:29
Lucie Safarova (File)

Paris - French Open runner-up Lucie Safarova has broken into the WTA world top 10 for the first time on the back of her career-best performance in Paris.

The Czech player has moved up to seventh following her three-set loss in the final to world No 1 Serena Williams.

The 33-year-old American consolidated her top spot with the win with Maria Sharpova dropping from second to fourth having failed to defend her crown at Roland Garros.

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitov moved up to second with Simona Halp of Romania in third.

WTA Top 20

1. Serena Williams (USA) 11 291 pts

2. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 6 870

3. Simona Halep (ROM) 6 130

4. Maria Sharapova (RUS) 5 950

5. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 5 000

6. Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 4 305

7. Lucie Safarova (CZE) 4 055

8. Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 3 620

9. Carla Suarez (ESP) 3 345

10. Angelique Kerber (GER) 3 120

11. Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) 3 118

12. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 3 010

13. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 2 765

14. Andrea Petkovic (GER) 2 660

15. Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) 2 628

16. Venus Williams (USA) 2 586

17. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 2 405

18. Madison Keys (USA) 2 395

19. Sabine Lisicki (GER) 2 165

20. Sara Errani (ITA) 2 140

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