Halep remains on top of world tennis rankings

Published: October 01, 2018 21:28:19 | Updated: October 04, 2018 13:04:10

Simona Halep

Romania's Simona Halep maintained the No. 1 spot of the Women's Tennis Association rankings released on Monday, ahead of Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki, reports IANS.

Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic and Elina Svitolina of Ukraine climbed one spot up to fourth and fifth, respectively, reports Efe.

Japan's Naomi Osaka jumped two positions to the sixth, pushing Caroline Garcia of France four places down to the eighth.

Further down the rankings, Puerto Rican Monica Puig pushed up nine spots to be ranked 42nd, after reaching Wuhan Open quarterfinals.

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