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Serena stays clear at the top

2014-08-18 12:36
Serena Williams (AFP)

Berlin - Serena Williams retained first place in the women's tennis rankings issued on Monday, while Ana Ivanovic of Serbia returned to the top 10 in ninth spot.

Williams defeated Ivanovic 6-4, 6-1 for the 62nd title of her career at the Cincinnati Masters on Sunday.

Williams stays well clear at the top on 9 430 points, ahead of Romania's Simona Halep (6 750) and China's Li Na (6 170).

WTA top 10 as of August 18 (previous ranking in parenthesis):

1. (1) Serena Williams, United States, 9 430 points
2. (2) Simona Halep, Romania, 6 750
3. (3) Li Na, China, 6 170
4. (4) Petra Kvitova, Czech Republic, 5 806
5. (5) Agnieszka Radwanska, Poland, 5 590
6. (6) Maria Sharapova, Russia, 5 335
7. (7) Angelique Kerber, Germany, 4 550
8. (8) Eugenie Bouchard, Canada, 4 368
9.(11) Ana Ivanovic, Serbia, 4 065
10.(9) Jelena Jankovic, Serbia, 3 695

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