Iga Swiatek moves into WTA top-10 with Italian Open win-Sports News , Novi Reporter

Iga Swiatek strikes into WTA top-10 with Italian Open win-Sports activities Information , Novi Reporter

The 19-year-old, who will head to Roland Garros in a fortnight as defending French Open champion, beat Karolina Pliskova 6-0, 6-0 within the last in Rome on the weekend to climb six locations to ninth, leapfrogging her Czech opponent who slips to tenth.

Tennis Rankings: Iga Swiatek moves into WTA top-10 with Italian Open win

Iga Swiatek poses with the winner’s trophy after breezing previous Karolina Pliskova within the Italian Open last. AP

Paris: Iga Swiatek’s victory on the Rome Open noticed the Pole enter the highest 10 for the primary time in her profession when the brand new WTA rankings have been revealed on Monday.

The 19-year-old, who will head to Roland Garros in a fortnight as defending French Open champion, beat Karolina Pliskova 6-0, 6-0 within the last in Rome on the weekend to climb six locations to ninth, leapfrogging her Czech opponent who slips to tenth.

The primary eight locations within the standings stay unchanged, with Ashleigh Barty, overwhelmed within the quarter-finals in Rome, not solely holding on to high spot for the 73rd week however rising her lead over Naomi Osaka, eradicated within the first spherical.

WTA rankings as of 17 Could:

1. Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 10175 pts

2. Naomi Osaka (JPN) 7461

3. Simona Halep (ROM) 6520

4. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 6195

5. Sofia Kenin (USA) 5865

6. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 5835

7. Bianca Andreescu (CAN) 5265

8. Serena Williams (USA) 4791

9. Iga Swiatek (POL) 4435 (+6)

10. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 4345 (-1)

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