WTA Rankings: Former World No 1 Naomi Osaka out of Top 5 after poor run amid mental health struggle

WTA Rankings: Former World No 1 Naomi Osaka out of Top 5 after poor run amid mental health struggle
WTA Rankings: Former World No 1 Naomi Osaka out of Top 5 after poor run amid mental health struggle

WTA Rankings: Former World No 1 Naomi Osaka out of Top 5 after poor run amid mental health struggle: Naomi Osaka slipped out of the top five in the WTA rankings on
Monday while Simona Halep, another former world number one, continued her slide by also dropping three places.

Four-time Grand Slam champion Osaka fell from fifth to eighth as Halep, who married boyfriend Toni Iuruc last week in a civil ceremony in her hometown of Constanta, tumbled down to 14th.

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WTA Rankings: Former World No 1 Naomi Osaka out of Top 5 after poor run amid mental health struggle

Ashleigh Barty remains top and French Open winner Barbora Krejcikova climbed to a career high of fifth.

Danish teenager Clara Tauson rose 18 places to 52nd after capturing her second title of the year in Luxembourg.

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WTA rankings as of September 20:

1. Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 10075 pts
2. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 7720
3. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 5315
4. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 4860
5. Barbora Krejcikova (CZE) 4668 (+2)
6. Iga Swiatek (POL) 4571 (+2)
7. Sofia Kenin (USA) 4413 (-1)
8. Naomi Osaka (JPN) 4326 (-3)
9. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 413510. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 4060
11. Belinda Bencic (SUI) 3820 (+1)
12. Maria Sakkari (GRE) 3750 (+1)
13. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 3285 (+1)
14. Simona Halep (ROM) 3152 (-3)
15. Angelique Kerber (GER) 3115
16. Elena Rybakina (KAZ) 3068 (+1)
17. Ons Jabeur (TUN) 2975 (+1)
18. Elise Mertens (BEL) 2890 (-2)
19. Coco Gauff (USA) 2815
20. Bianca Andreescu (CAN) 2777
Selected:
52. Clara Tauson (DEN) 1300 (+18)
64. Jasmine Paolini (ITA) 1075 (+23)