Serena retains top spot

2014-06-23 10:57
Serena Williams (AFP)

Berlin - Serena Williams of the United States has retained top spot in the latest world rankings release by the WTA on Monday.

Williams, on 9 660 points, has a lead of 2 210 over second placed Li Na of China.

The top 10 is unchanged heading into Wimbledon, the third grand slam of the year, though Ana Ivanovic moved up two places to 11th.

WTA top 10 as of June 23 (previous ranking in parenthesis):

1. (1) Serena Williams, United States, 9 660 points

2. (2) Li Na, China, 7 450

3. (3) Simona Halep, Romania, 6 280

4. (4) Agnieszka Radwanska, Poland, 5 990

5. (5) Maria Sharapova, Russia, 4 741

6. (6) Petra Kvitova, Czech Republic, 4 570

7. (7) Jelena Jankovic, Serbia, 3 990

8. (8) Victoria Azarenka, Belarus, 3 841

9. (9) Angelique Kerber, Germany, 3 830

10. (10) Dominika Cibulkova, Slovakia, 3 735

Read more on:    wta  |  serena williams  |  tennis

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Sport Talk


Novak Djokovic has 12 Grand Slam titles to his name, while Rafael Nadal boasts 15. Roger Federer is currently out in front with 18. When all is said and done, who wins more?

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.