Elena Rybakina Vaults Up The Rankings

If you have never heard of her, keep an eye on Elena Rybakina. The twenty-year-old Kazakhstani may just have announced her arrival in Bucharest. She never dropped a set the entire tournament and dismantled the home crowd favorite, Patricia Maria Tig, 6-2, 6-0 to claim the BRD Bucharest Open title as her first career singles title on the WTA Tour. Rybakina showed no evidence of nerves in her first final, protecting her serve nicely in the first set and being even more dominant in the second. She showed no mercy to her opponent, who had battled all tournament to get to the final. It was an impressive performance from Rybakina and now the real challenge begins, keeping this level up week in and week out.

CARL RECINE/Getty Images Europe: Novak Djokovic

ATP & WTA Top 100 Ranking Changes

Nicolas Jarry (CHI) UP  26 38                CAREER HIGH
Steve Johnson (USA) DOWN  25 93
Marco Cecchinato (ITA) DOWN  23 63
Juan Ignacio Londero (ARG) UP  15 56                CAREER HIGH
Richard Gasquet (FRA) DOWN  15 65
Albert Ramos-Vinolas (ESP) UP  14 85
Alexander Bublik (KAZ) UP  12 71                CAREER HIGH
Matthew Ebden (AUS) UP  10 100
Dusan Lajovic (SRB) UP  10 26
Bradley Klahn (USA) DOWN  10 94
Elena Rybakina (KAZ) UP  41 65                CAREER HIGH
Fiona Ferro (FRA) UP  23 75                CAREER HIGH
Sorana Cirstea (ROU) DOWN  15 96
Marie Bouzkova (CZE) UP  12 92                CAREER HIGH
Irina-Camelia Begu (ROU) UP  12 100
Bernarda Pera (USA) UP  11 74
Sara Sorribes Tormo (ESP) DOWN  11 98
Vera Zvonareva (RUS) DOWN  10 88
Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe: Ashleigh Barty

ATP & WTA Top 10 Ranking Changes

ATP: the top ten members remained the same; however, Fabio Fognini and Daniil Medvedev traded places to #10 and #9 respectively. Novak Djokovic remains at #1.

WTA: there were no changes amongst the top ten members, they all remained the same and maintained their exact positions from the previous week. Ashleigh Barty remains at #1.

SOURCE OF IMAGES: Zimbio.com (main image by Abbie Parr/Getty Images North America-Elena Rybakina)

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