WTA: Krejcikova and Podoroska climbed to their best positions


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WTA: Krejcikova and Podoroska climbed to their best positions

Rising. Unlike what usually happens after a Grand Slam, there was no change in the Top 10 of the WTA rankings. The Roland Garros champion, the Czech Barbora Krejcikova did give herself the pleasure of reaching her best position, being the new No. 15 in the world. While, Latin America’s leader, Argentina’s Nadia Podoroska, also achieved her highest position, coming in at No. 40.

At the age of 25, Krejcikova entered the French Open with two Grand Slam titles under her belt, but in the doubles event. And he had barely played four majors in singles. It was the great surprise of the tournament, she became champion and thus rose 18 places in the classification and this Monday she appeared in 15th place.

That position is the best of his professional career. Krejcikova also gave herself the pleasure of being the first woman in 21 years to win the double of being the singles and doubles champion at Roland Garros. The previous one had been the French Mary Pierce, in 2000.

Another important promotion came from Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. The Russian, a surprise finalist of a Grand Slam for the first time, with 29 years, advanced 13 positions and is No. 19 on the list.

For her part, the best Latin American, Podoroska, improved two places in the WTA ranking and is now a new Top 40. The Argentine, semifinalist on the Paris clay in 2020, fell this time in the first round at the hands of the Swiss Belinda Bencic , who downloaded a site and is No. 12.

Podoroska, in the region, is followed by the Colombian Camila Osorio Serrano, who also climbed. She jumped four places and is No. 94 in the world.

The N ° 1 of the circuit continues to be the Australian Ashleigh Barty, followed by the Japanese Naomi Osaka and Simona Halep closes the podium, absent in Paris.


WTA WORLD RANKING:
1. Ashleigh Barty (AUS) (=) 8,245 points
2. Naomi Osaka (JPN) (=) 7,401
3. Simona Halep (ROU) (=) 6,330
4. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) (=) 6.195
5. Sofia Kenin (USA) (=) 5.865
6. Elina Svitolina (UKR) (=) 5,835
7. Bianca Andreescu (CAN) (=) 5,265
8. Serena Williams (USA) (=) 4,931
9. Iga Swiatek (POL) (=) 4.435
10. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) (=) 4.285

LATIN AMERICANS IN THE TOP 100:
40. Nadia Podoroska (ARG) (+2) 1,687
94. Camila Osorio Serrano (COL) (+4) 868


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