‘Teenage blast’ Radukanu jumps 127 places in the world ranking to 23rd

Emma Radukanu (19, UK), who won the women’s singles at the US Open tennis tournament that ended in New York on the 13th (Korean time), jumped to 23rd in the world rankings.

In the Women’s Professional Tennis (WTA) World Rankings announced on the 13th, Radukanu ranked 23rd, up 127 places from 150 before the US Open.

Radukanu, who was ranked 345th in the world at the beginning of this year, made a sensation as he advanced to the round of 16 at Wimbledon in July, where he played as a wildcard, raising his world ranking to 179th.

As a result, Radukanu, who qualified for the US Open qualifiers, even won his first major at the US Open. Radukanu was the first player who passed the preliminary round to win a major in both men and women.

Radukanu, who wrote the first record, climbed to 23rd in the world rankings. Compared to the beginning of this year, a whopping 322 steps have risen.

Radukanu also took the top spot for British women’s athletes, which has been maintained by Yohana Konta (66th) since October 2015.

19-year-old Leila Fernandez (Canada), who faced Radukanu in the US Open women’s singles final, moved up 45 places from 73rd to 28th.

In the WTA World Ranking, Ashley Barty (Australia) and Arina Savalenka (Belarus) maintained 1st and 2nd places, while Naomi Osaka (Japan), who was 3rd, fell to 5th.

Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) and Elina Svitolina (Ukraine), who were in 4th and 5th places, moved up one place to 3rd and 4th place.

In the men’s professional tennis (ATP) world rankings, the 1st to 4th places remained unchanged, with Novak Djokovic (Serbia), Daniil Medvedev (Russia), Stephanos Tschipas (Greece) and Alexander Zverev (Germany).

Rafael Nadal (Spain) has been pushed down one place from 5th to 6th.

Roger Federer (Switzerland) maintained ninth place.

Carlos Alkaras (Spain), born in 2003, who reached the quarterfinals of the men’s singles at the US Open, rose 17 places from 55th to 38th.

Among Korean players, the men’s singles Kwon Soon-woo (Dangjin City Hall) ranked 83rd, and the women’s singles singles Han Na-rae (Incheon City Hall) ranked 260th, the highest in the world rankings.


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