Samantha Stosur is officially one of the world’s top 10 female tennis players, after the Australian star jumped a place in the WTA rankings released on Monday.
Stosur moved into 10th spot, up from 11th earlier in March, with 3,565 points and effectively traded places with China’s Li Na (3,331).
Australian Open champion Serena Williams has retained her status as the world number one, while Caroline Wozniacki has jumped from fourth spot into second.
Dinara Safina, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Venus Williams, Elena Dementieva, Victoria Azarenka, Jelena Jankovic, Agnieszka Radwanska rounded out the other spots from third to ninth.
China’s Zheng Jie was the big mover among the top 20, sneaking into 19th spot after being ranked 23rd a fortnight ago.