Biggest movers: Moore soars
Jess Moore has been rewarded for her good form with a significant upward move in the latest WTA rankings.
West Australian Jess Moore has vaulted inside the world’s top 300 after her impressive result at the Granby ITF tournament.
Moore, who reached the semifinals at the $50,000 Canadian event, jumped 47 spots to world No.264.
The move sees her moved up a rung in the Australian rankings to eighth, behind Olivia Rogowska who rose seven places to No.222.
Moore will look to continue her impressive form this week at the $25,000 Canadian tournament in Gatineau.
Also making moves were Sara Tomic, who jumped almost 100 places to 547th after her reaching the final round of qualifying at the WTA Istanbul Cup, and Astra Sharma, who rose 44 spots to No.753 following her quarterfinal finish at an ITF event in Egypt.
Victorian Zoe Hives also enjoyed a gain, jumping 23 places to 497th thanks to reaching the second round of a $25,000 ITF tournament in Bangkok as a qualifier.
On the men’s side, Bernard Tomic returned to the world’s top 25 after his winning week in Bogota.
Tomic, who defended an ATP title for the first time in his career at the Claro Open Colombia, rose four spots to No.25.
Andrew Whittington was the biggest Aussie mover in the men’s ranks, rising 15 places to 478th after reaching the final round of qualifying at the Granby Challenger.