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Muguruza up to second in world after French Open triumph

The 22-year-old has moved up from fourth in the WTA rankings after seeing off Serena Williams in Saturday's final at Roland Garros.
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Muguruza up to second in world after French Open triumph
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Spaniard Garbiñe Muguruza's French Open win over Serena Williams has seen her rise to number two in the WTA rankings, which were released on Monday.

The American remains top, with Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska and German Angelique Kerber both dropping a spot to fourth and fifth positions.

Muguruza with the trophy after beating Williams to the French Open title.

Bertens and Stosur leap up the rankings

Roland Garros semi-finalists Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands and Australian Samantha Stosur both jumped up the standings.

Bertens moved from 58th to 27th, while Stosur vaulted 10 places to 14th. Czech Lucie Safarova, runner-up in Paris in 2015, paid for her third-round exit this season by falling 16 places to 29th.

WTA top 20:

1. Serena Williams (USA) 8,330 pts

2. Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) 6,766 (+2)

3. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 6,080 (-1)

4. Angelique Kerber (GER) 5,620 (-1)

5. Simona Halep (ROM) 4,471 (+1)

6. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 3,405 (-1)

7. Roberta Vinci (ITA) 3,405

8. Belinda Bencic (SUI) 3,260

9. Venus Williams (USA) 3,116 (+2)

10. Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) 2,800 (-1)

11. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 2,768 (+1)

12. Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 2,755 (+3)

13. Flavia Pennetta (ITA) 2,723 (-3)

14. Samantha Stosur (AUS) 2,700 (+10)

15. Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) 2,695 (-1)

16. Madison Keys (USA) 2,592 (+1)

17. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 2,360 (+1)

18. Johanna Konta 2,250 (+3)

19. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 2,226 (+1)

20. Sloane Steven (USA) 2,150 (+2)