Li Na out of WTA top 5 after Wimbledon

Updated: 2011-07-05 09:25


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Li Na out of WTA top 5 after Wimbledon

Li Na of China celebrates after defeating Alla Kudryavtseva of Russia at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, June 21, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

China's French Open champion Li Na has dropped out of the women's singles top five in WTA's new rankings released on Monday.

Li was ranked world No 6 in the new rankings after an early exit in the latest Wimbledon Grand Slam tournament. The Wimbledon finalists, Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic and Maria Sharapova of Russia, have both advanced in the new list.

Following are the new WTA Tour rankings:

1. Caroline Wozniacki, Denmark, 9,915 points.

2. Kim Clijsters, Belgium, 7,625.

3. Vera Zvonareva, Russia, 6,695.

4. Victoria Azarenka, Belarus, 6,465.

5. Maria Sharapova, Russia, 6,141.

6. Li Na, China, 5,855.

7. Petra Kvitova, Czech Republic, 5,437.

8. Francesca Schiavone, Italy, 4,860.

9. Marion Bartoli, France, 4,230.

10. Sam Stosur, Australia, 3,405.

11. Andrea Petkovic, Germany, 3,305.

12. Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia, 3,220.

13. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia, 2,995.

14. Agnieszka Radwanska, Poland, 2,995.

15. Jelena Jankovic, Serbia, 2,775.

16. Julia Goerges, Germany, 2,715.

17. Peng Shuai, China, 2,580.

18. Ana Ivanovic, Serbia, 2,555.

19. Yanina Wickmayer, Belgium, 2,470.

20. Dominika Cibulkova, Slovakia, 2,455.

More stories about Li Na:

Li Na honored Pioneer of Breakthrough by home province
Chinese tennis star Li Na was honored on Monday by her home province as the "Pioneer of Breakthrough" for her landmark victory in the French Open.
The 29-year-old Li, a native of Wuhan in central China's Hubei province, became the first Chinese player to win a Grand Slam singles title when she beat Francesca Schiavone at Roland Garros last month. [Full story]


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