Friday, June 22, 2018 01:21:31 PM
Czech Karolina Pliskova rose to a career-best fifth place in the WTA rankings released Monday after victory in Brisbane.
Losing finalist Alize Cornet jumped 10 places to 31st in the rankings still headed by Germany's Angelique Kerber.
WTA rankings as of January 9.
1. Angelique Kerber (GER) 8875 pts
2. Serena Williams (USA) 7080
3. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 5420
4. Simona Halep (ROM) 5257
5. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 4970 (+1)
6. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 4875 (-1)
7. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 4420
8. Madison Keys (USA) 4137
9. Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 4115
10. Johanna Konta (GBR) 3690
11. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 3485
12. Carla Suarez (ESP) 2985
13. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 2895 (+1)
14. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 2591 (-1)
15. Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) 2347
16. Venus Williams (USA) 2240 (+1)
17. Elena Vesnina (RUS) 2229 (-1)
18. Roberta Vinci (ITA) 2210
19. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (CZE) 2170 (+1)
20. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 2135 (-1)
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