Bartoli back in top ten

Updated: 17 October 2011 17:25 IST

France's Marion Bartoli, who defeated US Open champion Samantha Stosur of Australia to reclaim the Japan Open at the weekend, has returned to the Top 10 in the world rankings released on Monday.

Bartoli back in top ten

Paris:

France's Marion Bartoli, who defeated US Open champion Samantha Stosur of Australia to reclaim the Japan Open at the weekend, has returned to the Top 10 in the world rankings released on Monday.


Bartoli, who claimed her seventh WTA title on Sunday, moves up two spots to number nine. The Frenchwoman is still bidding to qualify for the season-ending WTA Championships in Istanbul from October 25-30 with just one place up for grabs.

Slovak Dominika Cibulkova, a finalist in Linz, Austria moves up three places to 20th.

Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki holds the world number one ranking ahead of Russian Maria Sharapova with Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in third.

1. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 8005 pts

2. Maria Sharapova (RUS) 6370

3. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 6190

4. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 5970

5. Vera Zvonareva (RUS) 5755

6. Samantha Stosur (AUS) 5585

7. Li Na (CHN) 5425

8. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 4940

9. Marion Bartoli (FRA) 4610 (+2)

10. Andrea Petkovic (GER) 4580 (-1)

11. Kim Clijsters (BEL) 4501 (-1)

12. Francesca Schiavone (ITA) 4210

13. Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 3200

14. Serena Williams (USA) 3180

15. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 2910

16. Shuai Peng (CHN) 2825

17. Sabine Lisicki (GER) 2724

18. Flavia Pennetta (ITA) 2490

19. Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 2487

20. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 2405 (+3)



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