Azarenka stays top of world rankings

Posted at 09/18/2012 10:46 AM

PARIS - Victoria Azarenka of Belarus stayed top of the WTA world rankings on Monday ahead of Maria Sharapova and Agnieszka Radwanska.

With none of the top players in action, US Open winner Serena Williams, widely regarded as the best player in the world, remained in fourth place.

Croatia's Donna Vekic, who at 16 became the youngest WTA finalist since 2006 at Tashkent, jumped 62 places to stand at 121st.

WTA top 20

1. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 10265 pts

2. Maria Sharapova (RUS) 8435

3. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 8295

4. Serena Williams (USA) 7900

5. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 6690

6. Angelique Kerber (GER) 5085

7. Sara Errani (ITA) 4755

8. Li Na (CHN) 4526

9. Samantha Stosur (AUS) 4200

10. Marion Bartoli (FRA) 3800

11. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 3440

12. Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 3200

13. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 3005

14. Maria Kirilenko (RUS) 2935

15. Roberta Vinci (ITA) 2425

16. Kaia Kanepi (EST) 2344

17. Lucie Safarova (CZE) 2210

18. Nadia Petrova (RUS) 2005

19. Vera Zvonareva (RUS) 1875

20. Julia Goerges (GER) 1815 (+1)

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