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5 Aug 2019

Sabalenka 9th in WTA rankings

Sabalenka 9th in WTA rankings
Photo courtesy of Jimmie48 Tennis Photography

MINSK, 5 August (BelTA) – Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka has moved to the ninth position in the latest WTA rankings, BelTA has learned.

Last week the Belarusian was tenth. After reaching the 2019 San Jose final moved up to surpass Serena Williams.

Victoria Azarenka went down one position to 39th. Aliaksandra Sasnovich is 46th, Vera Lapko is 135th.

WTA Top Ten:

1. Ashleigh Barty (Australia) – 6,605
2. Naomi Osaka (Japan) – 6,228 points
3. Carolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) – 6,055
4. Simona Halep (Romania) – 5,933
5. Kiki Bertens (Netherlands) – 5,130
6. Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) – 4,785
7. Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) – 4,737
8. Sloane Stephens (USA) – 3,773
9. Aryna Sabalenka (Belarus) – 3,565
10. Serena Williams (USA) – 3,410.

This week, Aryna Sabalenka will open the Rogers Cup against Russia’s world number 44 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova Victoria Azarenka will play Italy’s world number 52 Camila Giorgi, and Aliaksandra Sasnovich will face Belgium’s world number 20 Elise Mertens.


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