WTA Tour

Julia Goerges up to career high 14th

Julia Goerges (AP Photo)
Julia Goerges (AP Photo)

Paris - Germany's Julia Goerges ended the season at a career high 14th after climbing four places on the strength of Sunday's WTA Elite Trophy success in Zhuhai.

The 28-year-old ended the WTA year in fine form with a 7-5, 6-1 triumph over second-seeded American CoCo Vandeweghe on Sunday to follow up her win in Moscow a fortnight ago.

Vandeweghe broke into the top 10 for the first time in the end of term rankings released on Monday headed by Simona Halep with France's Kristina Mladenovic dropping to 11th.

Latest WTA Tour rankings:

1. Simona Halep (ROM) 6 175

2. Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) 6 135

3. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 6 015

4. Karolína Plíšková (CZE) 5 730

5. Venus Williams (USA) 5 597

6. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 5 500

7. Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 5 010

8. Caroline Garcia (FRA) 4 420

9. Johanna Konta (GBR) 3 610

10. Coco Vandeweghe (USA) 3 258

11. Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 2 935

12. Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 2 856

13. Sloane Stephens (USA) 2 802

14. Julia Görges (GER) 2 655

15. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 2 485

16. Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) 2 475

17. Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 2 251

18. Elena Vesnina (RUS) 2 220

19. Madison Keys (USA) 2 213

20. Magdaléna Rybáriková (SVK) 2 141

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