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Elise Mertens falls out of the top 20, Osaka new number 1 in the women

27db9ba12eb030a216830de9279da360 - Elise Mertens falls out of the top 20, Osaka new number 1 in the women

Elise Mertens falls from the 14th to the 21st place on the Monday, published new WTA rankings.

Mertens stuntte last year with a semifinal at the Australian Open. In Melbourne collided maastricht, this time in round three (sixteenth-finals) on the American Madison Keys. They lose as 650 points and comes in at a total of 2.335.

At the top of the WTA rankings is the Romanian Simona Halep beaten by the 21-year-old Japanese Naomi Osaka, who after the US Open, the Australian Open managed to win. Losing finalist Petra Kvitova is second, the Czech booked four places profit. Halep, who is in Melbourne in the eighth-finals battle against Serena Williams, completes the top three. American Sloane Stephens is fourth. The Czech Karolina Pliskova, halvefinaliste down-under, is on the fifth place.

Caroline Wozniacki failed in her title successfully to defend at the Australian Open. The Danish, that it was in the sixteenth-finals, tumbles from third to ninth place. Danielle Collins climbs after her swim in the semi-finals the twelve places, the U.s. is now number 23.

Alison Van Uytvanck remains 52nd and is the Belgian number two, after Kirsten Flipkens (55th) five places had to divulge. Yanina Wickmayer is on the 136e place (-10). Ysaline Bonaventure rises eleven places to the 148th spot. She was in Melbourne for the first time on the main table of a grand slam tournament, and was killed in the first round.

The WTA rankings from Monday 28 January (in brackets the ranking of 14 January):

1. (4) Naomi Osaka (Jap) 7030 pts

2. (6) Petra Kvitova (Ch) 6290

3. (1) Simona Halep (Roe) 5582

4. (5) Sloane Stephens (Usa) 5307

5. (8) Karolina Pliskova (Ch) 5100

6. (2) Angelique Kerber (Ger) 4965

7. (7) Elina Svitolina (M) 4940

8. (9) Kiki Bertens (Ned) 4430

9. (3) Caroline Wozniacki (Den) 3566

10.(11) Aryna Sabalenka (WRu) 3485

11.(16) Serena Williams (Usa) 3406

12.(10) Darya Kasatkina (Rus) 3355

13.(12) Anastasija Sevastova (Let) 3330

14.(15) Ashleigh Barty (Aus) 3285

15.(18) Garbiñe Muguruza (Spa) 3035

16.(13) Julia Görges (Ger) 2995

17.(17) Madison Keys (Usa) 2786

18.(21) Qiang Wang (Chn) 2605

19.(19), Caroline Garcia (Fra) 2550

20.(20) Anett Kontaveit (Est) 2355

21.(14) Elise Mertens (BEL) 2335

52.(52) Alison Van Uytvanck 1055

55.(50) Kirsten Flipkens 1010

136.(126) Yanina Wickmayer 458

148.(159) Ysaline Bonaventure 395

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