Biggest movers: Ash Barty new world No.2
French Open champion Ash Barty is just 136 ranking points behind world No.1 Naomi Osaka, and also leads the WTA Race to Shenzhen.
Ash Barty has moved to with striking distance of the world No.1 ranking after her breakthrough triumph at the French Open.
Having ascended to No.2, Barty is the highest-ranked Australian woman since Evonne Goolagong in December 1976.
Barty also heads the WTA Race to Shenzhen, the leaderboard which will determine the top eight qualifiers for the season-ending WTA Finals in China.
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Also trending upwards was Jordan Thompson, whose stellar 2019 season continued with a run to the third round in Paris.
Alexei Popyrin advanced to the second round as, as a result, is on the cusp of the top 100.
Several Aussie women, including Arina Rodionova and Maddison Inglis, enjoyed big moves thanks to their recent success on the ITF circuit.
|Ash Barty||No.2||+6||W French Open|
|Jordan Thompson||No.62||+7||3R French Open|
|Alexei Popyrin||No.103||+6||2R French Open|
|Arina Rodionova||No.210||+21||F Santa Margarita De Montbui ITF|
|Maddison Inglis||No.236||+38||W Nonthaburi ITF|
|Jaimee Fourlis||No.311||+20||2R Torun ITF (as qualifier)|