Bartoli back in Top 10
Date published :
17 Oct 2011 - 13:05:38
France's Marion Bartoli, who defeated US Open champion Samantha Stosur of Australia to reclaim the Japan Open at the weekend, has returned to the Top 10 in the world rankings released on Monday.
Bartoli, who claimed her seventh WTA title on Sunday, moves up two spots to number nine. The Frenchwoman is still bidding to qualify for the season-ending WTA Championships in Istanbul from October 25-30 with just one place up for grabs.
Slovak Dominika Cibulkova, a finalist in Linz, Austria moves up three places to 20th.
Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki holds the world number one ranking ahead of Russian Maria Sharapova with Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in third.