Safarova up to sixth in WTA rankings

Paris - French Open runner-up Lucie Safarova has climbed up to a career-best sixth place in the WTA world rankings.

Croat Ana Konjuh was the biggest climber, going up 32 spots to 55th after her win at the WTA tournament in Nottingham.

WTA Top 20

1. Serena Williams (USA) 11,291 points

2. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 6,870

3. Simona Halep (ROM) 6,130

4. Maria Sharapova (RUS) 5,950

5. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 5,000

6. Lucie Safarova (CZE) 4,055 (+1)

7. Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 3,895 (-1)

8. Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 3,620 (+1)

9. Carla Suarez (ESP) 3,345

10. Angelique Kerber (GER) 3,120

11. Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) 3,118

12. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 3,010

13. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 2,815

14. Andrea Petkovic (GER) 2,660

15. Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) 2,628

16. Venus Williams (USA) 2,586

17. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 2,405

18. Madison Keys (USA) 2,395

19. Sabine Lisicki (GER) 2,165

20. Sara Errani (ITA) 2,140

Other:

123. Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) 457

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