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Halep stays No. 1 in world tennis rankings, Osaka enters top 10

IANS  |  Madrid 

Romania's continued to lead Women's Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday, ahead of Denmark's

Japanese player rocketed 12 spots to the seventh after claiming title on Saturday, defeating of the US 6-2, 6-4 in the women's final of the season's last Grand Slam tournament, reports news.

Osaka's victory also made her the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam title, leaving her with a record of two wins and no losses against the world's top female player, as she had previously beat Williams in the first round of the last Masters 1000 in

US dropped six positions down to the ninth after being eliminated by Latvian Anastasija Sevastova at quarterfinal.

Further down the rankings, Marketa Vondrousova of the jumped 32 places to world No. 71 having competed in the US until the round of 16, in which she was knocked out by of

The current WTA rankings and point scores are as follows:

1. (Romania) 8,061 Points

2. (Denmark) 5,975

3. (Germany) 5,425

4. (France) 4,725

5. (Czech Republic) 4,585

6. (Ukraine) 4,555

7. (Japan) 4,115

8. (Czech Republic) 4,105

9. (US) 3,912

10. (Latvia) 3,787



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First Published: Mon, September 10 2018. 14:06 IST