Tennis. Iga Swiatek widens the gap to the top of the WTA rankings, Cori Gauff closes in the top 10

Poland’s Iga Swiatek has greatly increased her leadership at the top of the women’s tennis world thanks to her victory at Roland-Garros in the final against American Cori Gauff, who is close to the top 10, at 13 .e range, its best ranking.

With 8,631 points, Swiatek, who became No. 1 after the retirement of Australian Ashleigh Barty in early April and remains in a 35-game winning streak, now surpasses the new No. 2, the Estonian Anett, with more than 4,300 points. Kontaveit, according to the WTA ranking published on Monday.

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Despite being eliminated in the first round at Roland Garros, Kontaveit climbed three places, benefiting above all from the enormous performance of Barbora Krejcikova, the reigning champion in Paris and also eliminated as soon as she entered the competition for the French. Diane Parry. The Czech paid a high price for this false step, dropping 12 places to 14e world rank.

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Just ahead of her, in 13th place, the unfortunate Roland-Garros finalist, the young American Cori Gauff, 18, got ten places thanks to her beautiful fortnight in Paris.

Eliminated in Porte d’Auteuil in the quarterfinals by Iga Swiatek, the American Jessica Pegula, 28, also climbed to her best classification, and entered the Top 10, in 8th place (+3).

Great operation by Martina Trevisan

The two semi-finalists defeated on clay in Paris are also making good progress: Russia’s Darya Kasatkina, eliminated by Iga Swiatek, is now 12th (+8), and Martina Trevisan, a surprise guest at this level of the competition, jumps from 32 places to occupy now the 27th player in the world, a level the 28-year-old Italian had never reached.

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Among the French, Alizé Cornet, who had to give up the 3rd day at Roland-Garros, is 33rd in the world (+7), and surpasses Caroline Garcia (who won the women’s doubles with Kristina Mladenovic), 75th, and Diane Parry. The 19-year-old, whose Roland-Garros adventure ended in the third round against American Sloane Stephens, won 15 places and now ranks 82nd.

WTA ranking after Roland-Garros

1. Iga Swiatek (POL) 8631 points

2. Anett Kontaveit (EST) 4326 (+3)

3. Paula Badosa (ESP) 4245 (+1)

4. Ons Jabeur (TUN) 4150 (+2)

5. Maria Sakkari (GRE) 4016 (-2)

6. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 3966 (+1)

7. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 3678 (+1)

8. Jessica Pegula (USA) 3255 (+3)

9. Danielle Collins (USA) 3255

10. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 3060

11. Emma Raducanu (GBR) 2975 (+1)

12. Darya Kasatkina (RUS) 2765 (+8)

13. Cori Gauff (USA) 2756 (+10)

14. Barbora Krejcikova (CZE) 2642 (-12)

15. Leylah Fernandez (CAN) 2605 (+3)

16. Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 2596 (-3)

17. Belinda Bencic (SUI) 2585 (-3)

18. Angelique Kerber (GER) 2474 (-1)

19. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 2330 (-4)

20. Simona Halep (ROM) 2196 (-1)

27. Martina Trevisan (ITA) 1748 (+32)

33. Alizé Cornet (FRA) 1386 (+7)

75. Caroline Garcia (FRA) 855 (+4)

82. Diane Parry (FRA) 797 (+15)

85. Oceane Dodin (FRA) 788 (-1)

94. Clara Burel (FRA) 713

Tennis. Iga Swiatek widens the gap to the top of the WTA rankings, Cori Gauff closes in the top 10

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