WTA Tour

Serena Williams stays out in front in rankings

2017-03-06 14:28
Serena Williams (Getty Images)

London - Australian Ashleigh Barty jumped 66 places into the world top 100 in the latest WTA Tour rankings released on Monday following her victory in the Malaysian Open.

After coming through the qualifiers, Barty, now ranked 92nd, beat Japan's Nao Hibino in straight sets in Kuala Lumpur for her first WTA title.

The top rankings remain unchanged with the leaders all out of action last week, but Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko moves up nine places to 41st after winning in Acapulco while her beaten final opponent, Kristina Mladenovic of France, rises four places to 26th, her highest ever ranking.

Latest rankings:

1. Serena Williams (USA) 7 780

2. Angelique Kerber (GER) 7 405

3. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 5 640

4. Simona Halep (ROM) 5 172

5. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 5 075

6. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 4 670

7. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 4 585

8. Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 3 915

9. Madison Keys (USA) 3 897

10. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 3 795

11. Johanna Konta (GBR) 3 600

12. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 3 310

13. Venus Williams (USA) 3 280

14. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 3 020

15. Elena Vesnina (RUS) 2 340

16. Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) 2 303

17. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 2 131

18. Samantha Stosur (AUS) 2 120

19. Barbara Strycova (RUS) 2 050

20. Kiki Bertens (NED) 1 939

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