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Halep back into WTA's top five post Madrid Masters title

May 10, 2016 09:57 IST

Simona Halep

IMAGE: Simona Halep of Romania celebrates. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images.

Romanian professional Simona Halep has moved back to the top five in the latest women's tennis world rankings issued by the WTA, after clinching her first title in over a year at the Madrid Masters.

The 24-year-old swept aside Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 6-4 to claim the Madrid Master title.

Australian Open winner Angelique Kerber has also reclaimed her second rank from Agnieszka Radwanska despite an opening-round defeat in Spain.

Meanwhile, American tennis ace Serena Williams continues to remain at the top of the rankings, maintaining a substantial lead of 2495 points.

The current WTA top 10 are:

1. Serena Williams

2. Angelique Kerber

3. Agnieszka Radwanska

4. Garbine Muguruza

5. Simona Halep

6. Victoria Azarenka

7. Roberta Vinci

8. Belinda Bencic

9. Petra Kvitova

10. Timea Bacsinszky

Source: ANI
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