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WTA Rankings: Former world No 1 Naomi Osaka drops out of prime 10 | Tennis Information

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The previous world No. 1 Naomi Osaka dropped out of the ladies’s prime 10 for the primary time since successful the 2018 US Open title, within the newest WTA Rankings, launched on Monday.

Naomi, 23, dropped from 7 to twelfth place, ending her streak of 140 consecutive weeks within the High 10, a streak that began on September 17, 2018.

The Japanese participant, earlier this yr, had pulled out of the French Open and Wimbledon citing psychological well being considerations, and had taken an indefinite break from tennis after her loss on the US Open.

In the meantime, two-time Grand Slam main winner Garbine Muguruza jumped to sixth from ninth spot, her highest rating since July 2018, after successful the Chicago Fall Tennis Traditional event final week.

One other participant, Mai Hontama earned her WTA fundamental draw debut by means of qualifying in Chicago. The 22-year-old superior to the quarterfinals with upsets of Caroline Garcia and Shelby Rogers earlier than falling to the eventual champion Muguruza. Hontama’s rating improved 39 spots, shifting from No 200 to a career-high No 161.

Ons Jabeurm, who reached her fourth profession last and third of the season in Chicago, has set a brand new career-high, shifting up two spots to No 14.

Anett Kontaveit reached the second spherical of Chicago earlier than withdrawing because of a left thigh damage, however her latest sizzling streak sees her return to the High 20 for the primary time since August 2020.

The largest leap within the High 200 this week belongs to Usue Maitane Arconada. The 22-year-old American gained her fifth ITF title and second at W60 stage in Berkeley, California, and soars 49 locations as much as No 189.


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