Williams sisters storm into Wimbledon

2010-06-21 10:16

American sisters of Serena and Venus Williams command the women’s

tennis rankings into the Wimbledon Championships where they have claimed eight

of the last 10 titles.

The three-time and defending champion Serena Williams has 8 475

points and Venus Williams, a five-time winner, 6 506 points in the WTA rankings

issued today.

Jelena Jankovic of Serbia moved past Dane Caroline Wozniacki into

third place with 5 780 points and Australian Samantha Stosur is a career-high

sixth.

WTA top 10 as of June 21 (previous ranking in brackets):

  1. Serena Williams, United States, 8 475
  2. Venus Williams, United States, 6 506
  3. Jelena Jankovic, Serbia, 5 780
  4. Caroline Wozniacki, Denmark, 5 630
  5. Elena Dementieva, Russia, 5 570
  6. Samantha Stosur, Australia, 5 045
  7. Francesca Schiavone, Italy, 4 920
  8. Kim Clijsters, Belgium, 4 010
  9. Agnieszka Radwanska, Poland, 3 950
  10. Flavia Pennetta, Italy, 3 450

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