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Serena reinforces huge rankings lead
Published :Tuesday, 17 May, 2016,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 19

Paris, May 16: Serena Williams reinforced her huge lead at the top of the WTA rankings a week out from the start of the French Open after winning the Italian Open on Sunday.
Williams beat fellow American Madison Keys in the final in Rome to set herself up nicely for Roland Garros.
Second place in the rankings was reclaimed by Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska from Germany's Angelique Kerber, who suffered an early exit in the Italian capital.
Elsewhere, Victoria Azarenka moved up a place to fifth at the expense of Romania's Simona Halep and Timea Bacsinszky and Flavia Pennetta were also climbers in the top 10.

WTA top 10
    1. Serena Williams (USA) 9,030 pts
    2. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 5,850 (+1)
    3. Angelique Kerber (GER) 5,740 (-1)
    4. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 5,196
    5. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 4,341 (+1)
    6. Simona Halep (ROM) 4,301 (-1)
    7. Roberta Vinci (ITA) 3,505
    8. Belinda Bencic (SUI) 3,330
    9. Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) 3,150 (+1)
    10. Flavia Pennetta (ITA) 2,963 (+3)

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