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Roland Garros winner Swiatek leaps into WTA top 20

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Iga Swiatek (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Iga Swiatek (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Poland's Iga Swiatek has shot up 37 places to 17th in WTA rankings released on Monday, following her stunning French Open win over the weekend.

The 19-year-old Pole ensured her place in history when she became her country's first major singles champion on Saturday.

The top three remains unchanged, Australian Ashleigh Barty still leading the rankings despite opting out of competing at Roland Garros over Covid-19 fears.

WTA rankings as of 12 October 2020:

1. Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 8717 pts

2. Simona Halep (ROM) 7255

3. Naomi Osaka (JPN) 5780

4. Sofia Kenin (USA) 5760 (+2)

5. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 5260

6. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 5205 (-2)

7. Bianca Andreescu (CAN) 4555

8. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 4516 (+3)

9. Kiki Bertens (NED) 4505 (-1)

10. Serena Williams (USA) 4080 (-1)

11. Belinda Bencic (SUI) 4010 (-1)

12. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 3675

13. Johanna Konta (GBR) 3152

14. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 3122

15. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 3016

16. Madison Keys (USA) 2962

17. Iga Swiatek (POL) 2960 (+37)

18. Petra Martic (CRO) 2850 (-1)

19. Elena Rybakina (KAZ) 2696 (-1)

20. Marketa Vondrousova (CZE) 2538 (-1)

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