Ranking Movers

Updated: February 2, 2012
Victoria Azarenka (BLR) No.3 to No.1
21st No.1 in WTA history; having gone to Melbourne at career-high
No.3, ascends to No.1 after winning first Grand Slam title, the first
player in WTA history to skip the No.2 ranking en route to No.1
Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) No.8 to No.6
New career-high; after being stuck at No.8 for 29 career weeks,
finally improves career-high after quarterfinal showing in Melbourne
Marion Bartoli (FRA) No.9 to No.7
New career-high; like Radwanska, had been stuck at career-high
No.9, for even longer – 39 career weeks; finally breaks new ground
after third round showing at Australian Open (falling to Zheng)
Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) No.21 to No.20
Return to Top 20; former No.5 inches back into Top 20 for first
time since November 2008 after third round showing in Melbourne
Galina Voskoboeva (KAZ) No.57 to No.46
Top 50 debut; Kazakh No.2 joins Kazakh No.1 Pervak in Top 50
after third round showing in Melbourne (beat Wickmayer en route)
Nina Bratchikova (RUS) No.136 to No.92
Top 100 debut; 26-year-old Russian went into first Grand Slam
main draw at Australian Open ranked No.136, having never been
higher than No.129 – after surprise run to third round (falling to
Iveta Benesova), shoots past previous career-high up to No.92
Hlavackova cracks doubles Top 10
Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) No.14 to No.10
Top 10 doubles debut; Czech cracks doubles Top 10 after making
doubles semifinals at Australian Open with Hradecka – the pair also
won Roland Garros last year (Hradecka just behind at No.11)


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