WTA Tour

Svitolina surges to career high

2017-02-27 13:29
Elina Svitolina (AP)

Paris - Ukraine's Elina Svitolina hit a career high world ranking after her victory in Dubai helped her crack the WTA Tour's top 10 released on Monday.

The 22-year-old moved up three places to 10th after beating former world No 1 Caroline Wozniacki in Saturday's final.

Denmark's Wozniacki moved up one place to 14th.

Serena Williams remains on top of the rankings, but fewer than 500 points ahead of Angelique Kerber, who could have gone top had she won in Dubai, but lost to Svitolina in the semi-finals.

Latest WTA Tour rankings:

1. Serena Williams (USA) 7 780 points

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) 3 890

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 Strychova (RUS) 2 050

20. Kiki Bertens (NED) 1 952

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