Since lifting the US Open trophy at Flushing Meadows on Sunday, Canadian women’s player Biance Andreescu has earned her career-high ranking of five on the latest WTA player rankings. This is the first time that the 19-year-old Canadian has broken into the top 10 rankings, having risen 10 places from her previous rank of 15.
Even more significant is her rise since the beginning of the year – Andreescu started off the year in 107th place in the WTA World Rankings.
2019 has proven to be an outstanding tennis season for Andreescu. She started off her year with a run to the final in Auckland, before losing out to Julia Georges. She then enjoyed victory at Indian Wells, before being ruled out of action for nearly two months due to a leg injury.
Yet again, Andreescu defied the odds, recovering from her injury to win the 2019 Rogers Cup in Toronto.
Other significant movers in the latest WTA rankings include Belinda Bencic who moved from 12th place to 10th place, Johanna Konta who rose from 16th to 11th, Wang Qiang who moved to 12th from 18th and Ashleigh Barty who regained the number one spot after losing it in August.