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Swiss teen Bencic into WTA top 10

Belinda Bencic (AP)
Belinda Bencic (AP)

Paris - Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic jumped into the top 10 of the latest WTA world rankings released on Monday after making the final of the St Petersburg tournament.

The 18-year-old was ranked ninth after her defeat in Sunday's final by Italy's Roberta Vinci, who jumps three places to 13th.

Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro dropped three places and out of the top 10 dominated by American Serena Williams.

WTA world top 20 (as of February 15)

1. Serena Williams (USA) 9 245 pts

2. Angelique Kerber (GER) 5 700

3. Simona Halep (ROM) 5 545

4. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 5 210

5. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 4 991

6. Maria Sharapova (RUS) 3 672

7. Flavia Pennetta (ITA) 3 611

8. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 3 582 (+1)

9. Belinda Bencic (SUI) 3 505 (+2)

10. Lucie Safarova (CZE) 3 481

11. Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP) 3 390 (-3)

12. Venus Williams (USA) 3 370

13. Roberta Vinci (ITA) 3 325 (+3)

14. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 3 010 (-1)

15. Viktoria Azarenka (BLR) 2 935 (-1)

16. Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) 2 894 (-1)

17. Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 2 645 (+3)

18. Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 2 535 (-1)

19. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 2 511 (-1)

20. Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 2 505 (-1)

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