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Osaka remains top as Wimbledon approaches

News24
17 Jun 2019, 22:13 GMT+10

Paris - Naomi Osaka retained top place in the WTA Tour rankings on Monday in an unchanged top 20 with two weeks to go to Wimbledon.

Osaka and French Open winner Ashleigh Barty are playing on grass in Birmingham this week in preparation for Wimbledon.

American Alison Riske moved up 12 places to 49th following her win over Kiki Bertens in the final of the s'Hertogenbosch tournament in the Netherlands on Sunday.

Top 20 in the latest WTA Tour rankings:

1. Naomi Osaka (JPN) 6 377

2. Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 6 125

3. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 5 685

4. Kiki Bertens (NED) 5 425

5. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 4 925

6. Angelique Kerber (GER) 4 675

7. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 3 967

8. Simona Halep (ROU) 3 963

9. Sloane Stephens (USA) 3 682

10. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 3 565

11. Serena Williams (USA) 3 411

12. Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) 3 366

13. Belinda Bencic (SUI) 2 953

14. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 2 833

15. Qiang Wang (CHN) 2 752

16. Marketa Vondrousova (CZE) 2 746

17. Madison Keys (USA) 2 615

18. Johanna Konta (GBR) 2 430

19. Julia Gorges (GER) 2 400

20. Anett Kontaveit (EST) 2 335

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