WTA Tour

Jankovic moves into top 20

2015-03-23 14:16
Jelena Jankovic (Getty Images)

Paris - Serbia's Jelena Jankovic, the runner-up in the Indian Wells finals, climbed four places to 17th in the latest WTA rankings released on Monday.

The former world No 1 was one of the biggest movers despite losing the final 6-2, 5-7, 4-6 against Romanian world No 3 Simona Halep.

There were no changes in the top 10 as Serena Williams remains No 1 even after pulling out of the Indian Wells semi-finals with injury.

Russia's Maria Sharapova is comfortably second, while Czech Petra Kvitova and Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki complete the top five.

Spaniard Garbine Muguruza was another player to break into the top 20, climbing three places to 19th.

WTA rankings:

1. Serena Williams (USA) 9,982

2. Maria Sharapova (RUS) 8,270

3. Simona Halep (ROM) 7,181

4. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 6,275

5. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 4,770

6. Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 4,425

7. Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) 4,306

8. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 3,480

9. Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 3,420

10. Andrea Petkovic (GER) 3,190

11. Lucie Safarova (CZE) 2,995

12. Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP) 2,810

13. Sara Errani (ITA) 2,750

14. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 2,675

15. Angelique Kerber (GER) 2,650

16. Venus Williams (USA) 2,550

17. Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 2,465

18. Madison Keys (USA) 2,130

19. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 2,070

20. Shuai Peng (CHN) 2,045

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