Halep stays atop of WTA rankings, Muguruza 3rd

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Madrid, June 25 (IANS) Romania’s Simona Halep remained in the number one spot in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday with 7,970 points, while Spain’s Garbiñe Muguruza maintained her third spot.

American Sloane Stephens came in fifth in this week’s unchanged top 10, followed by Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina and France’s Caroline Garcia respectively, reports Efe.

Meanwhile, Tatjana Maria of Germany rocketed 31 spots to the 48th after she claimed her first WTA title at Mallorca Open when she defeated Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova 6-4, 7-5 on Sunday.

The current ATP rankings and point scores are as follows:

1. Simona Halep (Romania) 7,970 points

2. Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 6,745

3. Garbiñe Muguruza (Spain) 6,550

4. Sloane Stephens (US) 5,463

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5. Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) 5,250

6. Caroline Garcia (France) 4,960

7. Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) 4,685

8. Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) 4,610

9. Venus Williams (US) 3,971

10. Madison Keys (US) 3,536.

–IANS

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