Angelique Kerber regains first place in WTA rankings

 20 Mar 2017 - 17:26

Angelique Kerber regains first place in WTA rankings


London: Germany's Angelique Kerber moved back to the top of the women's tennis rankings, deposing Serena Williams of the United States, in the list published by the WTA on Monday.

At the just-ended Indian Wells tournament, Kerber went out in the last 16 to eventual winner Elena Vesnina of Russia, while William sat out the tournament.

Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia moves up to fourth behind Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic in a number of changes in the top 10.

WTA top 10 as of March 20th are (previous ranking in parenthesis); (2) Angelique Kerber from Germany in first place with 7,515 points; in second place (1) Serena Williams from United States with 7,130 points; third place (3) Karolina Pliskova from Czech Republic with 5,640 points; forth place (5) Dominika Cibulkova from Slovakia with 5,160 points; fifth place (4) Simona Halep from Romania with 5,022 points; sixth place (7)

Garbine Muguruza from Spain with 4,790 points; seventh place (8) Svetlana Kuznetsova from Russia with 4,555 points; eighth place (6) Agnieszka Radwanska from Poland with 4,345 points; ninth place (9) Madison

Keys from United States with 4,007 points; tenth place (10) Elina Svitolina from Ukraine with 3,850 points.