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Pliskova swaps places with Osaka after Tokyo victory

Karolina Pliskova (Getty)
Karolina Pliskova (Getty)

Paris - Karolina Pliskova jumped one spot in the women's tennis rankings on Monday, swapping places with the woman she beat the day before in the Tokyo final, Naomi Osaka.

Romanian Simona Halep still heads the top 20, a long way ahead of the Dane Caroline Wozniacki.

The German Julia Goerges climbed one place and into the top 10, just above Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens, who also rose one spot after winning the Seoul title on Sunday.

Top 20 in the latest WTA Tour rankings:

1. Simona Halep (ROU) 8 061

2. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 5 506

3. Angelique Kerber (GER) 5 295

4. Caroline Garcia (FRA) 4 725

5. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 4 585

6. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 4 455

7. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 4 475

8. Naomi Osaka (JPN) 4 390

9. Sloane Stephens (USA) 3 912

10. Julia Goerges (GER) 3 730

11. Kiki Bertens (NED) 3 630

12. Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 3 537

13. Darya Kasatkina (RUS) 3 355

14. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 3 200

15. Elise Mertens (BEL) 3 170

16. Serena Williams (USA) 2 976

17. Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 2 850

18. Madison Keys (USA) 2 692

19. Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) 2 600

20. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 2 320

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