Romania's Simona Halep returns against China's Zheng Saisai during their women's singles second round match on the fourth day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 5, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE
Romania's Simona Halep returns against China's Zheng Saisai during their women's singles second round match on the fourth day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 5, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE

Madrid: Romania’s Simona Halep continued to lead the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday with 7,421 points, followed by Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki.

Angelique Kerber of Germany remained in third place, ahead of Japan’s Naomi Osaka, reports Efe news. The Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova climbed one spot to fifth, while Elina Svitolina of Ukraine fell to sixth. Further down the rankings, France’s Caroline Garcia jumped four positions up to the 12th after she won the Tianjin Open title over Pliskova on Sunday.

The current WTA rankings and point scores are as follows:

  1. Simona Halep (Romania) 7,421 points 2. Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 6,461 3. Angelique Kerber (Germany) 5,400  4. Naomi Osaka (Japan) 4,740  5. Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) 4,465.
  2. Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) 4,350 7. Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) 4,255 8. Sloane Stephens (USA) 4,022  9. Julia Gorges (Germany) 3,785  10. Kiki Bertens (The Netherlands) 3,740.

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