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Bertens rose to nineteenth place on the world ranking

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Bertens rose to nineteenth place on the world ranking

Kiki Bertens has, thanks to her strong performance at the WTA tournament in Rome a place of profit made on the world ranking. The Dutch is on the Monday appeared ranking the number nineteen.

The 25-year-old Bertens swapped places with the American Coco Vandeweghe. With its nineteenth place equals her highest position ever.

The pupil of coach highest number Noc reached last week on the clay courts in Rome in the semi-finals, in which they had to bow to Simona Halep, the Romanian number four in the world.

This week defends Match in her title, and a hefty amount of points at the tournament of Nuremberg. Her tournament turned out to be last year the prelude in the direction of a stunt at Roland Garros, where she made the semi-finals reached. Bertens starts this year in Nuremberg against Katharina Gerlach. The German talent is with a wildcard, admitted to the tournament.

The world ranking is topped by the German Angelique Kerber, followed by the pregnant Serena Williams. Elina Svitolina shot in the top ten thanks to her victory in Rome. The 22-year-old Ukrainian, increased from the eleventh to the sixth place.

Djokovic

In the men debuts Alexander Zverev in the top ten. The 20-year-old German picked up Sunday the title in Rome by Novak Djokovic, the number two of the world, in the final to defeat.

Zverev climbed up by his winning of the seventeenth to tenth place. Robin Haase earned three spots and is now 46th.

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