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SportsAndreescu jumps 45 spots in world rankings

18:20  07 january  2019
18:20  07 january  2019 Source:   msn.com

Andreescu dropped in 2nd round at Aussie Open

Andreescu dropped in 2nd round at Aussie Open Andreescu dropped in 2nd round at Aussie Open

The Boks swap places with the Wallabies, who dropped two spots to No 7 following a 23-19 loss to Argentina on Australia's Gold Coast. Top 20 in the current World Rugby rankings Saturday, 21 September 2019 New Zealand v South Africa, Yokohama International Stadium 11: 45 .

The World Rankings were developed by 1998 Olympic gold medallist and World Curling Hall of Fame recipient Patrick Huerlimann of Switzerland, who The world rankings system was enhanced for the 2018-2019 season onwards based on work by Sweden’s Paul Ahlgren, who administers the rankings

Andreescu jumps 45 spots in world rankings© Provided by thecanadianpress.com Bianca Andreescu of Canada plays a shot against Germany's Julia Goerges during the singles final of the ASB Classic tennis tournament in Auckland, New Zealand, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. Andreescu jumped 45 positions to a career-high No. 107 in the world rankings Monday after her surprising run to the final at the ASB Classic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Chris Symes

Canada's Bianca Andreescu jumped 45 positions to a career-high No. 107 in the world rankings Monday after her surprising run to the final at the ASB Classic.

The 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., stunned former world No. 1s Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark and American Venus Williams en route to her first appearance in a WTA Tour final on Sunday in Auckland, New Zealand.

Canada’s Andreescu advances to 2nd round of Australian Open qualifiers

Canada’s Andreescu advances to 2nd round of Australian Open qualifiers Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu advanced to the second round of Australian Open qualifiers on Wednesday when her opponent Katie Swan retired from their first-round match. The post Canada downs Russia in round-robin finale at U18 women’s worlds appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

Andreescu , who entered No. 152 in world rankings and had to go through qualifying just to get in, put together some spectacular upsets on READ MORE: Canadian teen Bianca Andreescu beats Venus Williams in latest tennis upset. Prior to falling to world No. 14 Goerges, she knocked out former world

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Andreescu, who won three qualifying matches to enter the main draw, dropped a three-set decision to 14th-ranked Julia Goerges of Germany in the championship match.

The US$250,000 tournament is a warmup event for the Australian Open. Qualifying play at the first Grand Slam of the season begins Tuesday.

Andreescu, seeded fourth in the 128-player qualifying draw, will open against world No. 181 Katie Swan of Britain.

Two other Canadians will play in the women's qualifying draw this week. Rebecca Marino of Vancouver will meet American Caroline Dolehide and Toronto's Katherine Sebov faces Jessika Ponchet of France.

In men's play, No. 2 qualifying seed Felix Auger-Aliassime of Montreal will open against Belgium's Arthur De Greef.

Andreescu into second Aus Open qualifier

Andreescu into second Aus Open qualifier Andreescu into second Aus Open qualifier

WTA Ranking Points: +50 Prize Money: ,919. Lawrence , united states. Former World No.2 Vera Zvonareva continues her comeback in an intriguing Unseeded Bianca Andreescu sent shockwaves through the draw at the ASB Classic as she upset defending Australian Open champion

ASB Classic. country. B. Andreescu . 6 1. 6. 01: 45 :10. Brisbane International. country country. In order to appear on the WTA rankings , players must earn ranking points in at least three tournaments, or a minimum of 10 singles ranking points or 10 doubles ranking points in one or more tournaments.

Tenth-seeded Peter Polansky of Thornhill, Ont., will play American Ernesto Escobedo and Brayden Schnur of Pickering, Ont., meets Poland's Kamil Majchrzak.

Eugenie Bouchard is the top Canadian on the new WTA Tour rankings list at No. 79. The 24-year-old from Westmount, Que., rose eight positions after reaching the quarterfinals at the ASB Classic.

Romania's Simona Halep remained No. 1 in an unchanged top three that includes Germany's Angelique Kerber and Wozniacki.

Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., is the top Canadian at No. 17 on the ATP list. Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., is No. 27 and Vancouver's Vasek Pospisil is No. 71. Pospisil won't play in the Australian Open because of a back injury.

Shapovalov, meanwhile, lost his first match of 2019 on Monday, falling 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 to Joao Sousa of Portugal.

The top three includes Novak Djokovic of Serbia, Spain's Rafael Nadal and Switzerland's Roger Federer.

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