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HindustanTimes Sun,31 Aug 2014

Tennis

Azarenka stays top of world rankings
AFP
Paris, September 17, 2012
First Published: 15:53 IST(17/9/2012)
Last Updated: 15:59 IST(17/9/2012)
Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, reacts after returning a shot to Alexandra Panova, of Russia, in a match at the US Open tennis tournament in New York. AP/Darron Cummings

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus stayed top of the WTA world rankings on Monday ahead of Maria Sharapova and Agnieszka Radwanska.
  

With none of the top players in action, US Open winner Serena Williams, widely regarded as the best player in the world, remained in fourth place.
   

Croatia's Donna Vekic, who at 16 became the youngest WTA finalist since 2006 at Tashkent, jumped 62 places to stand at 121st.

 


    WTA top 20                                     pts
    1. Victoria Azarenka (BLR)            10265
    2. Maria Sharapova (RUS)               8435
    3. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL)       8295
    4. Serena Williams (USA)                 7900
    5. Petra Kvitova (CZE)                     6690
    6. Angelique Kerber (GER)               5085
    7. Sara Errani (ITA)                          4755
    8. Li Na (CHN)                                4526
    9. Samantha Stosur (AUS)                4200
    10. Marion Bartoli (FRA)                  3800
    11. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN)          3440
    12. Ana Ivanovic (SRB)                     3200
    13. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK)         3005
    14. Maria Kirilenko (RUS)                 2935
    15. Roberta Vinci (ITA)                     2425
    16. Kaia Kanepi (EST)                      2344
    17. Lucie Safarova (CZE)                  2210
    18. Nadia Petrova (RUS)                   2005
    19. Vera Zvonareva (RUS)                1875
    20. Julia Goerges (GER)                    1815 (+1)


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