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Halep remains on top of world tennis rankings

IANS  |  Madrid 

Romania's continued to lead the Women's Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday with 6,642 points, followed by Germany's

of remained in the third spot in this week's rankings, ahead of Japan's and US' Sloane Stephens, reports news.

Meanwhile, of the climbed two spots to world No. 6 following her victory at the Sydney International on Saturday, pushing Ukraine's and her compatriot into seventh and eighth spots respectively.

Further down the rankings, American rocketed 19 positions to the 37th after winning the title on Saturday while of jumped 18 spots to world No. 59 after becoming a

The current WTA rankings and point scores are as follows:

1. (Romania) 6,642 points

2. (Germany) 5,505

3. (Denmark) 5,436

4. (Japan) 5,270

5. (US) 5,077

6. (Czech Republic) 5,000

7. (Ukraine) 4,940

8. (Czech Republic) 4,750

9. Kiki Bertens (Netherlands) 4,490

10. (Russia) 3,415.



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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 19:38 IST