Osaka Drops Out Of Top Five In WTA Rankings


Osaka Drops Out Of Top Five In WTA Rankings 2
File Photo of Japan’s Naomi Osaka as she reacts throughout her 2021 US Open Tennis match ladies’s singles third spherical match towards Canada’s Leylah Fernandez on the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, on September 3, 2021. (Photo by Ed JONES / AFP)

 

Naomi Osaka slipped out of the highest 5 within the WTA rankings on Monday whereas Simona Halep, one other former world primary, continued her slide by additionally dropping three locations.

Four-time Grand Slam champion Osaka fell from fifth to eighth as Halep, who married boyfriend Toni Iuruc final week in a civil ceremony in her hometown of Constanta, tumbled all the way down to 14th.

Ashleigh Barty stays high and French Open winner Barbora Krejcikova climbed to a career-high of fifth.

Danish teenager Clara Tauson rose 18 locations to 52nd after capturing her second title of the 12 months in Luxembourg.

Italy’s Jasmine Paolini jumped from 87th to sixty fourth following her first WTA title at Portoroz, Slovenia.

WTA rankings as of September 20:

1. Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 10075 pts

2. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 7720

3. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 5315

4. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 4860

5. Barbora Krejcikova (CZE) 4668 (+2)

6. Iga Swiatek (POL) 4571 (+2)

7. Sofia Kenin (USA) 4413 (-1)

8. Naomi Osaka (JPN) 4326 (-3)

9. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 4135

10. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 4060

11. Belinda Bencic (SUI) 3820 (+1)

12. Maria Sakkari (GRE) 3750 (+1)

13. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 3285 (+1)

14. Simona Halep (ROM) 3152 (-3)

15. Angelique Kerber (GER) 3115

16. Elena Rybakina (KAZ) 3068 (+1)

17. Ons Jabeur (TUN) 2975 (+1)

18. Elise Mertens (BEL) 2890 (-2)

19. Coco Gauff (USA) 2815

20. Bianca Andreescu (CAN) 2777

Selected:

52. Clara Tauson (DEN) 1300 (+18)

64. Jasmine Paolini (ITA) 1075 (+23)

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