Sharapova jumps in rankings

2011-08-22 07:35

Berlin – Maria Sharapova, who won the Cincinnati Masters over the weekend, jumped to fourth in the women’s WTA tennis rankings released today.

The Russian moved from seventh after her three-set victory against Serbian Jelena Jankovic.

Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki continues to lead an unchanged top 10 with 9 335 points from Vera Zvonareva.

The Russian is on 6 820 points.

WTA top 10 as of August 22 (previous ranking in brackets):

1. (1) Caroline Wozniacki, Denmark, 9 335 points.

2. (2) Vera Zvonareva, Russia, 6 820 points.

3. (3) Kim Clijsters, Belgium, 6 501 points.

4. (7) Maria Sharapova, Russia, 6 346 points.

5. (4) Victoria Azarenka, Belarus, 5 995 points.

6. (6) Petra Kvitova, Czech Republic, 5 685

7. (5) Li Na, China, 5 671 points.

8. (8) Francesca Schiavone, Italy, 4 855 points.

9. (9) Marion Bartoli, France, 4 225 points.

10. (10) Samantha Stosur, Australia, 3 930 points.

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