Wimbledon Champion Petra Kvitova Rises to Fourth in WTA Rankings

Updated: 08 July 2014 15:30 IST

Petra Kvitova's highest WTA ranking was No. 2 in October 2011, the year she won her first Wimbledon title.

Wimbledon Champion Petra Kvitova Rises to Fourth in WTA Rankings
A tearful Kvitova blasted 28 winners past the hapless Bouchard who hit just eight. © AFP

Paris:

Newly-crowned Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has moved up to fourth in the WTA rankings after lifting her second Grand Slam title at the All England Club at the weekend. (Novak Djokovic Becomes World No. 1)

Czech Kvitova reached a career-high world number two ranking in October 2011, the year she won her first Wimbledon title. (Sania Mirza Enters Top 5 in Doubles)

The standings remain unchanged with American Serena Williams staying top ahead of China's Li Na and Simona Halep of Romania.

Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard had some consolation after her straight sets defeat as the 20-year-old Canadian jumped six spots to a career-high seventh.

French number one Alize Cornet, the third round slayer of Serena Williams in Wimbledon, moved up three places to 21st.

WTA rankings 1. Serena Williams (USA) 9,510 pts 2. Li Na (CHN) 6,960 3. Simona Halep (ROM) 6,785 4. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 6,070 (+2) 5. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 5,330 (-1) 6. Maria Sharapova (RUS) 4,881 (-1) 7. Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) 4,460 (+6) 8. Angelique Kerber (GER) 4,365 (-1) 9. Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 3,900 (-1) 10. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 3,812 (-1) 11. Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 3,660 12. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 3,636 (-2) 13. Flavia Pennetta (ITA) 3,168 (-1) 14. Sara Errani (ITA) 3,125 15. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 2,825 (+1) 16. Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP) 2,695 (-1) 17. Lucie Safarova (CZE) 2,675 (+6) 18. Samantha Stosur (AUS) 2,415 (-1) 19. Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 2,380 (+3) 20. Andrea Petkovic (GER) 2,235 21. Alize Cornet (FRA) 2,075 (+3)

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