WTA Tour

Miami winner Konta into WTA top 10

2017-04-03 13:53
Johanna Konta (Getty)

Paris - Britain's Johanna Konta climbed into the WTA Tour's top 10 on Monday, the highest place so far in the 25-year-old's career coming after tournament wins in Sydney and Miami.

While Konta rises to seventh, her rival in the Miami final, Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki, a former number one, dropped down to 12th after the weekend 6-4, 6-3 loss.

German Angelique Kerber is still top of the rankings, just ahead of the former long-term incumbent, Serena Williams.

WTA Tour's top 10 rankings:

1. Angelique Kerber (GER) 7 340

2. Serena Williams (USA) 7 010

3. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 6 020

4. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 5 245

5. Simona Halep (ROM) 5 022

6. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 4 790

7. Johanna Konta (GBR) 4 330

8. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 4 290

9. Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 4 025

10. Venus Williams (USA) 3 865

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