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Serena, Djoko continue to top rankings

United States’ legend Serena Williams kept her lead in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rankings for the 160th consecutive week with 9,245 points, according to the rankings released on Monday. 

Rankings: 1. Serena Williams (US) 9,245 points
2. Angelique Kerber (GERMANY) 5,700
3. Agnieszka Radwanska 5,450
4. Garbiñe Muguruza (SPAIN) 4,831
5. Simona Halep (ROMANIA) 4,745
6. Carla Suarez (SPAIN) 4,015
7. Maria Sharapova (RUSSIA) 3,562
8. Belinda Bencic (SWITZERLAND) 3,505
9. Petra Kvitova (CZECH) 3,483
10. Roberta Vinci (ITALY) 3,455.

Djoko maintains top spot for 87th successive week
Serbian star Novak Djokovic maintained his dominance in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings, topping it for the 87th consecutive week, according to a list released on Monday. 

Djokovic joins the list of tennis players who have topped the rankings for the most consecutive weeks, as he came fifth after legendary players Swiss Roger Federer (237 weeks), America’s Jimmy Connors (160), Czech Ivan Lendl (157) and America’s Pete Sampras (102), reports Efe.

Rankings: 1. Djokovic 16,540 points
2. Andy Murray (Scotland) 8,685
3. Roger Federer (Switzerland) 8,295
4. Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) 6,325
5. Rafael Nadal (Spain) 4,810
6. Kei Nishikori (Japan) 3,980
7. Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) 3,900
8. David Ferrer (Spain) 3,505
9. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) 2,950
10. Richard Gasquet (France) 2,715.
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