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Hingis in a hurry, hits WTA's top 50

She has made it into the WTA's top 50 only four tournaments into her return to the professional game.

india Updated: Feb 07, 2006 12:48 IST

Switzerland's Martina Hingis has made it into the WTA's top 50 only four tournaments into her return to the professional game.

The former world number one jumped 69 places in the rankings after reaching the final of the Tokyo tournament which she lost to Elena Dementieva of Russia.

The top three in the WTA rankings— Belgium's Kim Clijsters, Frenchwoman Amelie Mauresmo and American Lindsay Davenport— retained their respective ranking despite not playing last week.

Rankings: 1. Kim Clijsters (BEL) 3478 pts, 2. Amelie Mauresmo (FRA) 3377, 3. Lindsay Davenport (USA) 2803, 4. Maria Sharapova (RUS) 2615, 5. Justine Henin-Hardenne (BEL) 2578, 6. Mary Pierce (FRA) 2430, 7. Nadia Petrova (RUS) 2014, 8. Elena Dementieva (RUS) 1908, 9. Patty Schnyder (SUI) 1900, 10. Venus Williams (USA) 1630, 11. Anastasia Myskina (RUS) 1316, 12. Francesca Schiavone (ITA) 1276, 13. Nicole Vaidisova (CZE) 1236, 14. Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) 1082, 15. Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 1048, 16. Flavia Penneta (ITA) 1021, 17. Dinara Safina (RUS) 995, 18. Elena Likhovtseva (RUS) 982, 19. Ana Ivanovic (SEM) 930.5, 20. Nathalie Dechy (FRA) 881.

First Published: Feb 07, 2006 12:48 IST