WTA Tour

Halep sits atop WTA Tour rankings

2017-10-09 12:41
Simona Halep (Getty)

Paris - Romanian Simona Halep's run to the final of the China Open, which she lost to France's Caroline Garcia, saw her take over at the top of the latest WTA Tour rankings released on Monday.

The 26-year-old Halep becomes the first Romanian woman to be ranked world No 1.

She succeeds Spain's Garbine Muguruza, who is now in second.

WTA standings as of October 9:

1. Simona Halep (ROM) 6,175

2. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 6,135

3. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 5,605

4. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 5,465

5. Venus Williams (USA) 4,652

6. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 4,640

7. Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 4,510

8. Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 4,005

9. Caroline Garcia (FRA) 3,860

10. Johanna Konta (GBR) 3,795

11. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 3,330

12. Angelique Kerber (GER) 3,181

13. Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 3,035

14. Madison Keys (USA) 2,823

15. CoCo Vandeweghe (USA) 2,819

16. Sloane Stephens (USA) 2,722

17. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 2,532

18. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 2,370

19. Elena Vesnina (RUS) 2,300

20. Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) 2,295

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