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Olympic champion Bencic as much as 11 in WTA rankings


Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic celebrates after defeating Czech Republic’s Marketa Vondrousova throughout their Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games girls’s singles tennis closing match on the Ariake Tennis Park in Tokyo on July 31, 2021. (Photograph by Tiziana FABI / AFP)

Olympic champion Belinda Bencic climbed one place within the newest WTA rankings launched on Monday however the Swiss stays one place exterior the highest 10.

The Czech Marketa Vondrousova, who collected silver, stays at 42 whereas bronze medalist Elina Svitolina of Ukraine additionally moved up one place to quantity 5.

The largest faller was the Canadian Bianca Andreescu, who slipped three locations from fifth to eighth.

Wimbledon champion Ashleigh Barty continues to dominate on the prime despite the fact that she has not performed since her early elimination in Tokyo on the finish of July.

Serena Williams dropped 4 locations to quantity 20.

Fellow-American Danielle Collins moved up eight spots to twenty eighth following her win in San Jose on Sunday whereas Germany’s Andrea Petkovic, who picked up her first WTA title since 2015 in Cluj, jumped 23 locations to 68th.

Shedding finalist, Egyptian Mayar Sherif, gained 22 locations and entered the highest 100 for the primary time at 97.

WTA rating as of August 9

1. Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 9,635 pts

2. Naomi Osaka (JPN) 7,146

3. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 6,845

4. Sofia Kenin (USA) 5,345

5. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 5,035 (+1)

6. Karolína Plísková (CZE) 4,850 (+1)

7. Iga Swiatek (POL) 4,550 (+1)

8. Bianca Andreescu (CAN) 4,431 (-3)

9. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 4,165

10. Barbora Krejcíková (CZE) 4,113 (+1)

11. Belinda Bencic (SUI) 4,035 (+1)

12. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 3,985 (+1)

13. Simona Halep (ROM) 3,925 (-3)

14. Jennifer Brady (USA) 3,770

15. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 3,766

16. Elise Mertens (BEL) 3,580 (+1)

17. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 3,390 (+1)

18. Maria Sakkari (GRE) 3,295 (+1)

19. Elena Rybakina (KAZ) 3,083 (+1)

20. Serena Williams (USA) 3,056 (-4)

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