Tennis. Maria Sakkari climbs to the podium in the WTA rankings, still dominated by Iga Swiatek

Maria Sakkari returns to the podium in the WTA rankings. The Greek regains a third place already acquired at the end of March, its best ranking. The 26-year-old also started the Roland Garros fortnight perfectly when she fired Frenchwoman Clara Burel on Sunday for the first day.

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Iga Swiatek remains largely the leader, ahead of Czech Barbora Krejcikova. The two players enter the fight in Paris on Monday and face Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko and Frenchwoman Diane Parry respectively.

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Titled for the 14th time in her career in Strasbourg last week, German Angélique Kerber won five places and entered the Top 20 (17th). The Italian Martina Trevisan jumped to the Top 100 thanks to her victory in Rabat and got 26 places to climb to the 59th in the world.

On the French side, Alizé Cornet is still the 40th and first tricolor representative. In the 79th, Caroline Garcia lost six places while Océane Dodin made a good jump of 10 places (84).

WTA ranking after the Rabat and Strasbourg tournaments

1. Iga Swiatek (POL) 7061 pts

2. Barbora Krejcikova (CZE) 4911

3. Maria Sakkari (GRE) 4726 (+1)

4. Paula Badosa (ESP) 4545 (-1)

5. Anett Kontaveit (EST) 4446

6. Ons Jabeur (TUN) 4380

7. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 3966

8. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 3678

9. Danielle Collins (USA) 3315

10. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 3060

11. Jessica Pegula (USA) 2955

12. Emma Raducanu (GBR) 2910

13. Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 2536

14. Belinda Bencic (SUI) 2525

15. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 2440

16. Elena Rybakina (KAZ) 2420

17. Angelique Kerber (GER) 2354 (+5)

18. Leylah Fernandez (CAN) 2245 (-1)

19. Simona Halep (ROM) 2126

20. Darya Kasatkina (RUS) 2115

40. Alizé Cornet (FRA) 1266

79. Caroline Garcia (FRA) 855 (-6)

84. Oceane Dodin (FRA) 788 (+10)

94. Clara Burel (FRA) 714 (+1)

97. Diane Parry (FRA) 682 (-1)

Tennis. Maria Sakkari climbs to the podium in the WTA rankings, still dominated by Iga Swiatek

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