Elise Mertens rises to 13 on the new WTA ranking


Elise Mertens stijgt naar plek 13 op nieuwe WTA-ranking

Elise Mertens climb Sunday on the new WTA ranking from the sixteenth to the thirteenth place. Kirsten Flipkens returns in the top fifty.

Mertens went out last week in the first round of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow down against the British Johanna Konta (WTA 44), but rises three places in the latest WTA rankings. That is due to the decline of the German Julia Görges, who, despite the title in Luxembourg drops from 9 to 14. Won last year Görges, after all, the Kremlin Cup and WTA tour tournament weighs heavier. The Spanish Garbine Muguruza (13 to 17) and the French Caroline Garcia (12 to 18) lose some positions.

Elise Mertens is Sunday and traveled to Singapore, where they on the side of the Dutch Demi Schuurs will play in the doubles of the WTA Finals. The week after (30 October-4 november) challenged them in the Chinese Zhuhai, the WTA Elite Trophy, also known as the Masters B called. It is for Mertens her first participation.

Alison Van Uytvanck won in Luxembourg the doubles on the side of her partner Greet Minnen, but went there in the singles already out in the first round. Nevertheless, she wins a spot, an increase of 49 to 48. Kirsten Flipkens survived the first round, however, and is again in the top fifty. Flipper jumps from 52 to 50.

At the top of the standings remains the Romanian Simona Halep the law to dictate for the German Angelique Kerber, who about the Danish Caroline Wozniacki to place two wipte. The Russian Daria Kasatkina integrates the top ten after her tournament victory in Moscow. She is moving up from 14 to 10.