Biggest movers: Patterson surges
After winning six straight matches en route to the semifinals as a qualifier in Bendigo, Tammi Patterson has soared in the latest edition of the WTA rankings.
Australian Tammi Patterson has jumped more than 200 places in the latest WTA rankings after her success in Bendigo last week.
Patterson, who qualified for the main draw of the ITF $50,000 William Loud Bendigo International, eventually went on to make the semifinals, ousting top seed Eri Hozumi for the loss of just two games along the way.
As a result, she soared 204 spots to world No.461.
Arina Rodionova was another enjoying a ranking improvement after success in Bendigo.
The Melburnian rose 26 places to 307th after reaching the quarterfinals, at the same time jumping from No.10 to No.8 in the Australian rankings.
Among the men, young gun Omar Jasika was the nation’s biggest mover this week.
Jasika, the 2014 US Open boys’ singles and doubles champion, rose 15 spots to world No.315 after reaching the second round of the Kobe ATP Challenger in Japan.