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Tennis: Simona Halep still WTA No. 3

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep is still third, with 5,151 points, in the WTA rankings dominated further by American Serena Williams (12,371 pts), followed by Russian Maria Sharapova (6,386 pts).

The other Romanians in WTA’s singles top 100 stand as follows: Irina Begu 30th (-1) with 1,616 pts; Monica Niculescu 36th (+3), 1,335 pts; Alexandra Dulgheru – 49th (-2), 1,036 pts; and Andreea Mitu 74th (+1), 780 pts.

In the women’s doubles, the best position among Romanian players is held by Monica Niculescu, 50th (-1) with 1,530 pts, followed by Irina Begu, 58th (-1) with 1,391 pts and Raluca Olaru , 63rd (-1) with 1,340 pts, Agerpres onforms.

 

The WTA singles’ ranking (last week’s position between parentheses):

 

1 (1) Serena Williams (USA) 12,371 pts

2 (2) Maria Sharapova (Russia) 6,386

3 (3) Simona Halep (Romania) 5,151

4 (4) Petra Kvitova (the Czech Republic) 4,995

5 (5) Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 4,905

6 (6) Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) 3.706

7 (8) Lucie Safarova (the Czech Republic) 3,465

8 (11) Karolina Pliskova (the Czech Repulic) 3,335

9 (9) Garbine Muguruza Blanco (Spain) 3,315

10 (10) Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) 3,195

……

30 (29) Irina Begu 1,616

36 (39) Monica Niculescu 1,335

49 (47) Alexandra Dulgheru 1,036

74 (75) Andreea Mitu 780

 

The WTA doubles’ ranking:

 

1 (1) Saniza Mirza (India) 9,355 pts

2 (2) Martina Hingis (Switzerland) 8,865

3 (3) Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) 7,045

3 (3)       Elena Vesnina (Russia) 7,045

5 (5) Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) 6,175

6 (6)       Lucie Safarova (Czech Rep.) 5,812

7 (8) Kristina Mladenovic (France) 5,210

8 (7)       Clara Black (Zimbabwe) 4,714

9 (9) Flavia Pennetta (Italy) 4,515

10 (10) Raquel Kops-Jones (USA) 4,495

……

50 (49) Monica Niculescu 1,530

58 (57) Irina Begu 1,391

63 (62) Raluca Olaru 1,340.

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