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Patna : Naomi Osaka, 21, Japan, regained her World No 1 position in the WTA rankings released on August 12, 2019, as top seed Ashleigh Barty, 23, Australia, lost in the second round of Rogers Cup at Toronto, Canada. Osaka, on the other hand, reached the quarter-finals of Rogers Cup where she lost to Serena Williams, USA, winner of 23 Grand Slam singles title. Osaka with 6,417 points is just 161 points ahead of Barty (6,256 points), who has slipped one place to be ranked World No 2.

Bianca Andreescu, 19, Canada has jumped 13 places to be ranked World No 14 with 2,837 points after winning the Rogers Cup singles title. Sofia Kenin, 20, USA, has jumped 7 places to be ranked World No 22 with 2,140 points after reaching SFs of Rogers Cup last week. Iga Swiatek, 18, Poland, has jumped 10 places to be ranked World No 55 with 1,012 points after reaching Rounder of 16 of Rogers Cup. Venus Williams, 39, USA, has slipped 9 places to be ranked World No 65 with 882 points.

Karolina Pliskova, 27, Czech Republics, remains World No 3 with 6,185 points after reaching the QFs of Rogers Cup. Reigning Wimbledon Champion Simona Halep, 27, is World No 4 with 5,223 points while Kiki Bertens, 27, Netherlands, is World No 5 with 5,120 points. Bertens had lost in the Round of 16 to eventual champion Bianca Andreescu in the Rogers Cup. Serena Williams, 37, USA, has jumped 2 places to be ranked World No 8 with 3,995 points after reaching the final of Rogers Cup.

Marie Bouzkova, 21, Czech Republic, has jumped 38 places this week to be ranked World No 53 with 1,035 points after reaching the semi-finals at Rogers Cup losing to Serena Williams. Maria Sharapova, 32, Russia, the winner of 5 Grand Slam singles titles, has slipped 16 places to be ranked World No 97 with 636 points.

Svetlana Kuznetsova, 34, Russia, the winner of two Grand Slam singles titles, has jumped 45 places to be ranked World No 153 with 411 points after reaching Round of 16 of Rogers Cup. Maja Chwalinska, 17, Poland, has jumped 94 places to be ranked World No 192 with 314 points after winning an ITF event in Poland on August 11, 2019.  Ankita Raina, 26, India, has slipped 2 places to be ranked World No 197 with 303 points.

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