Wozniacki, Clijsters swap spots

2011-02-21 16:20
Caroline Wozniacki (AFP)

Berlin - Caroline Wozniacki regained the top spot from Kim Clijsters in the WTA rankings issued Monday.

The 20-year-old Dane secured the lead by reaching the semi-finals of the Dubai Championships. She went on to win the tournament Sunday by defeating Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1, 6-3 in the final.

It ended a brief spell as number one for Clijsters, who took over the summit of the WTA standings for the third time in her career after winning the Australian Open on January 30.

WTA top 10 as of February 21 (previous ranking in parenthesis):

1. (2) Caroline Wozniacki, Denmark, 9 430

2. (1) Kim Clijsters, Belgium, 8 835 points

3. (3) Vera Zvonareva, Russia, 7 155

4. (5) Samantha Stosur, Australia, 5 086

5. (4) Francesca Schiavone, Italy, 4 051

6. (8) Jelena Jankovic, Serbia, 4 655

7. (7) Li Na, China, 4 300

8. (6) Venus Williams, United States, 3 745

9. (9) Victoria Azarenka, Belarus, 3 440

10. (10) Agnieszka Radwanska, Poland, 3 170

Read more on:    wta


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Live scoring

Most Read


Rugby World Cup 2015

All the action from the 2015 RWC, including live coverage of all 48 matches, breaking news, fixtures, results, logs - and much more!


Rugby World Cup 2015

Romania rally to down Canada
Lancaster upbeat over Burgess' union future
LIVE: Fiji v Uruguay
Scotland primed for Samoa
/World Cup
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


Take a photographical trip down memory lane and remind yourself of how the Springboks fared in their five previous Rugby World Cup campaigns. In addition, pick your all-time Springbok Rugby World Cup Dream Team and you could win R3 000!

Latest blogs

Which is your favourite Grand Slam of the year?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.