Serena Williams maintains top spot in WTA rankings, sister Venus 29th

Updated: 24 February 2014 18:40 IST

Serena Williams continues to dominate the rankings and is nearly a massive 6,000 points clear of second ranked Li Na. Venus Williams gained 15 places to in the latest WTA rankings.

Serena Williams maintains top spot in WTA rankings, sister Venus 29th

Paris:

Germany's Angelique Kerber and Simona Halep of Romania both moved up two places in the WTA world top 10 rankings, with Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic slipping down three spots.


Serena Williams continues to dominate the rankings and is nearly a massive 6,000 points clear of second ranked Li Na of China despite going out in the semi-finals in Dubai last week to Alize Cornet of France.

Sister Venus, who won the title in Dubai, her first tournament triumph in 16 months, gained 15 places to stand at 29th.

WTA Top-20 rankings

1. Serena Williams (USA) 12,660 pts

2. Li Na (CHN) 6,795

3. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 5,705

4. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 5,681

5. Maria Sharapova (RUS) 5,206

6. Angelique Kerber (GER) 4,490 (+2)

7. Simona Halep (ROM) 4,435 (+2)

8. Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 4,380 (-1)

9. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 4,365 (-3)

10. Sara Errani (ITA) 4,195

11. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 3,185

12. Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 3,155

13. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 3,056

14. Roberta Vinci (ITA) 2,940

15. Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP) 2,725 (+1)

16. Sabine Lisicki (GER) 2,650 (-1)

17. Samantha Stosur (AUS) 2,605

18. Sloane Stephens (USA) 2,415

19. Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) 2,365

20. Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) 2,285



Topics : Tennis
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