WTA Rankings - Garbiñe Muguruza climbs to fifth place after clinching Wimbledon title Monday July 17,2017
Spanish tennis player Garbiñe Muguruza jumped to the fifth place in the Women`s Tennis Association (WTA) world rankings released on Monday July 17,2017 after she was crowned Wimbledon champion, while Czech Karolina Pliskova took the top spot.
The 23-year-old Spaniard won 7-5, 6-0 over United States` Venus Williams in the women`s singles final at Wimbledon in just an hour and 17 minutes on Saturday July 15,2017
"Muguruza claimed her second Grand Slam title with a memorable Wimbledon victory over Venus Williams, making headlines across the world," the WTA said on its website.
Also, second-placed Romanian Simona Halep was followed by German Angelique Kerber, who used to lead the rankings, with 5,975 points. Kerber was defeated 6-4, 4-6, 4-6 by Muguruza in Wimbledon`s round of 16.
The current WTA rankings and points are as follows: