Elise Mertens begins as the number 37 of the world at the Australian Open. Saturday extended Mertens her title in the Australian Hobart. Nevertheless, she will need a place to compromise on the WTA-ranking.
Kirsten Flipkens is also slightly down. ‘Flipper’ drops two places and is 75th. Alison Van Uytvanck, the third Belgian on the main table down under, will win a position and is 77th.
Yanina Wickmayer, who in Melbourne was killed in the qualifications, climbs a place to number 116.
In the top of the standings, there are no shifts. The Romanian Simona Halep remains the ranking, to plead for the Danish Caroline Wozniacki and the Spanish Garbine Muguruza.
Angelique Kerber won the title in Sydney and see this title, translated into six places of profit. The German skips to number 16.