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Naomi Osaka Returns to Number 1 in Latest WTA Rankings

Naomi Osaka regained the world number one spot in the latest WTA rankings, dethroning Ashleigh Barty.

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Updated:August 12, 2019, 5:09 PM IST
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Naomi Osaka Returns to Number 1 in Latest WTA Rankings
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Paris: US and Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka returned to the world number one spot in the WTA rankings on Monday.

The 21-year-old lost to Serena Williams in the quarter-finals of last week's Rogers Cup but benefitted from the second round defeat of former number one Ashleigh Barty and the failure of Karolina Pliskova to reach the semis in Toronto.

Osaka first hit top spot in January, after winning back-to-back majors in New York and Melbourne, making history as the first Japanese player to achieve it.

After seven weeks on top, Barty slips to second with Pliskova in third. The only other movement in the top 10 sees Williams, finalist in Toronto, climbing two places to eight with Sloane Stephens going in the other direction.

Canadian Bianca Andreescu, who won the Rogers Cup following Williams' withdrawal with back spasms in the opening set of the final, climbs 13 places to 14.

WTA rankings as of August 12: 1. Naomi Osaka (JPN) 6,417 pts (+1) 2. Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 6,256 (-1) 3. Karol?na Pliskova (CZE) 6,185 4. Simona Halep (ROU) 5,223 5. Kiki Bertens (NED) 5,120 6. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 4,780 7. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 4,577 8. Serena Williams (USA) 3,995 (+2) 9. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 3,565 10. Sloane Stephens (USA) 3,189 (-2) 11. Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) 3,167 12. Belinda Bencic (SUI) 3,008 13. Angelique Kerber (GER) 2,875 14. Bianca Andreescu (CAN) 2,837 (+13) 15. Johanna Konta (GBR) 2,695 (-1) 16. Marketa Vondrousova (CZE) 2,652 (-1) 17. Qiang Wang (CHN) 2,647 (-1) 18. Madison Keys (USA) 2,557 (-1) 19. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 2,537 (-1) 20. Anett Kontaveit (EST) 2,380 (-1) ... 40. Victoria Azarenka (-1) 65. Venus Williams (-9) 97. Maria Sharapova (-16).

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