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Azarenka clings to top spot

2013-02-11 17:49
Victoria Azarenka (AFP Photo)

Paris - World number one Victoria Azarenka of Belarus has seen her lead over American Serian Williams shrink to just 55 points as the latest WTA world rankings were released on Monday.

Williams, who has won 15 Grand Slam singles titles and held the No 1 ranking on five occasions, overtook Russian diva Maria Sharapova to go second while Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska stays fourth with China's former French Open champion Li Na taking over fifth spot.

Former world No 1 Caroline Wozniacki slips to 10th spot and is just five points ahead of French number one Marion Bartoli.

WTA top rankings:

1. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 10,325 pts

2. Serena Williams (USA) 9,970

3. Maria Sharapova (RUS) 9,545

4. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 7,550

5. Li Na (CHN) 6,255

6. Angelique Kerber (GER) 5,400

7. Sara Errani (ITA) 4,795

8. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 4,285

9. Samantha Stosur (AUS) 4,230

10. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 3,545

11. Marion Bartoli (FRA) 3,540

12. Nadia Petrova (RUS) 2,945

13. Ana Ivanovic (SER) 2,841

14. Maria Kirilenko (RUS) 2,770

15. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 2,695

16. Roberta Vinci (ITA) 2,535

17. Sloane Stephens (USA) 2,466

18. Lucie Safarova (CZE) 2,220

19. Julia Goerges (GER) 1,915

20. Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 1,881

59. Chanelle Scheepers, (RSA), 995

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