French Open champ Ostapenko on the rise again in WTA rankings | Inquirer Sports

French Open champ Ostapenko on the rise again in WTA rankings

/ 05:56 PM July 03, 2017

Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko celebrates after winning the second set against Britain’s Johanna Konta during their women’s singles third round tennis match at the ATP Aegon International tennis tournament in Eastbourne, southern England, on June 29, 2017. AFP

Surprise French Open winner Jelena Ostapenko resumed her rise up the rankings to number 13 ahead of her Wimbledon opener on Monday.

The Latvian who jumped 35 places last month to 12th spot following her shock triumph at Roland Garros, then slipped back to 14th place last month, is on the rise again after reaching the third round of the Eastbourne tournament.

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The top 10 remains unchanged as Wimbledon gets underway although third-placed Czech Karolina Pliskova, the winner at Eastbourne, is closing the gap on second-placed Simona Halep of Romania.

WTA ranking:

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  1. Angelique Kerber (GER) 7,035 pts
  2. Simona Halep (ROM) 6,920
  3. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 6,855
  4. Serena Williams (USA) 4,810
  5. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 4,765
  6. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 4,550
  7. Johanna Konta (GBR) 4,400
  8. Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 4,310
  9. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 4,010
  10. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 3,985
  11. Venus Williams (USA) 3,941
  12. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 3,135
  13. Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 3.110
  14. Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 3.095
  15. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 3,060
  16. Elena Vesnina (RUS) 2,831
  17. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 2,580
  18. Madison Keys (USA) 2,523
  19. Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) 2,325
  20. Timea Bacsinsky (SUI) 1,873
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