PLISKOVA IS WORLD NO 1 AS RIVALS WILT
Paris, France - Karolina Pliskova is the new world No 1 in the latest WTA rankings released on Monday despite never having won a major tournament.
The 25 year old Czech jumped from third place to the top after world No 2 Simona Halep lost in the Wimbledon quarterfinals, and previous top ranked Angelique Kerber fell in the fourth round.
Pliskova becomes No 1 without ever having lifted one of the four majors in tennis. She did however reach the US Open final last year, the French Open semifinals this year and has won three tour titles in 2017 - Brisbane, Doha and Eastbourne.
Rankings [Top ten]: 1 Karolina Pliskova (6,855 points), 2 Simona Halep (6,670), 3 Angelique Kerber (5,975), 4 Johanna Konta (5,110), 5 Garbine Muguruza (4,990), 6 Elina Svitolina (4,935), 7 Caroline Wozniacki (4,780), 8 Svetlana Kuznetsova (4,500), 9 Venus Williams (4,461), 10 Agnieszka Radwanska (3,985).