Updated: Monday, 21 July 2014 19:17 | By Agence France-Presse

Wozniacki moves up WTA chart after Istanbul success

Caroline Wozniacki, who opened her 2014 account with victory in Istanbul, climbed two places to 13 in the latest WTA rankings published on Monday.


Wozniacki moves up WTA chart after Istanbul success

Caroline Wozniacki returns the ball to Italy's Roberta Vinci during the final of the Istanbul Cup on July 20, 2014 in Istanbul - by Ozan Kose

The former world number one has now won a WTA title every year for the last seven years, winning her first three in 2008, three more in 2009, six in 2010, six in 2011, two in 2012, one in 2013 and now one in 2014.

Wozniacki's 6-1, 6-1 win over Italian Roberta Vinci on Sunday came on the same day as her former fiance, Northern Irish golfer  Rory McIlroy, triumphed at the British Open.

WTA rankings

1. Serena Williams (USA) 9,231 points

2. Li Na (CHN) 6,960

3. Simona Halep (ROM) 6,785

4. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 6,070 

5. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 5,330

6. Maria Sharapova (RUS) 4,881

7. Eugénie Bouchard (CAN) 4,460 

8. Angelique Kerber (GER) 4,365

9. Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 3,900

10. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 3,812

11. Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 3,660

12. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 3,636

13. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 3,050 (+2)

14. Flavia Pennetta (ITA) 3,039 (-1)

15. Sara Errani (ITA) 3,035 (-1)

16. Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP) 2,695 

17. Lucie Safarova (CZE) 2,675

18. Andrea Petkovic (GER) 2,460

19. Samantha Stosur (AUS) 2,415

20. Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 2,380

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