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Halep widens lead in women's rankings

2018-08-13 12:17
Simona Halep
Simona Halep (AP)

Paris - Simona Halep strengthened her position as women's world no 1 following her latest tournament triumph, according to the WTA rankings released on Monday. 

The 26-year-old from Romania leads her nearest rival, Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark, by a margin of more than 1 000 points following her win on Sunday in Montreal. 

The French Open champion beat world No 3 Sloane Stephens 7-6 (8/6), 3-6, 6-4 in a gruelling 2 hour and 41 minute battle.

Latest WTA ranking:

1. Simona Halep (ROM) 8 061

2. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 6 135

3. Sloane Stephens (USA) 5 727

4. Angelique Kerber (GER) 5 255

5. Caroline Garcia (FRA) 4 680

6. Petra Kvitová (CZE) 4 550

7. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 4 470

8. Karolína Plíšková (CZE) 4 395

9. Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) 4 345

10. Julia Goerges (GER) 3 905

11. Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 3 787

12. Darya Kasatkina (RUS) 3 525

13. Madison Keys (USA) 3 127

14. Elise Mertens (BEL) 2 960

15. Venus Williams (USA) 2 901

16. Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 2 770

17. Kiki Bertens (NED) 2 420

18. Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) 2 250

19. Naomi Osaka (JPN) 2 245

20. Mihaela Buzarnescu (ROU) 2 068

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