WTA Tour

Elina Svitolina jumps 3 places to 4th

2018-10-29 13:00
Elina Svitolina
Elina Svitolina (AP)

Paris - Ukraine's Elina Svitolina jumped three places to fourth in the latest world rankings released on Monday after claiming the biggest title of her career at the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore.

Svitolina overcame American Sloane Stephens in three sets in Sunday's final and moves above US Open champion Naomi Osaka.

Simona Halep was already guaranteed to finish the year as world number one despite being forced out of the event with a back injury.

Petra Kvitova dropped two spots to seventh after she lost all three of her round-robin matches in Singapore.

Top 20 in the latest women's WTA Tour rankings:

1. Simona Halep (ROU) 6 921

2. Angelique Kerber (GER) 5 875

3. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 5 586

4. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 5 350

5. Naomi Osaka (JPN) 5 115

6. Sloane Stephens (USA) 5 023

7. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 4 630

8. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 4 465

9. Kiki Bertens (NED) 4 335

10. Daria Kasatkina (RUS) 3 315

11. Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) 3 185

12. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 3 145

13. Elise Mertens (BEL) 3 065

14. Julia Goerges (GER) 2 995

15. Serena Williams (USA) 2 976

16. Madison Keys (USA) 2 817

17. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 2 725

18. Caroline Garcia (FRA) 2 600

19. Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 2 420

20. Anett Kontaveit (EST) 2 375

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