Vekic and Kostyuk Soar After Titles


By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Monday March 6, 2023

After elevating trophies over the weekend, Donna Vekic and Marta Kostyuk are two of the tour’s greatest risers on this week’s WTA rankings.

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Kostyuk, who claimed her maiden title on the ATX Open in Austin, Texas, rises 12 spots to No.40 on this planet. That’s a brand new career-high for the 20-year-old Ukrainian.

Vekic, who defeated World No.5 Caroline Garcia for the title in Monterrey, rises eight spots to No.23. That places the Croatian 4 spots shy of her career-best rating of No.19, achieved on November 4, 2019.

Largest Risers – Russia’s Varvara Gracheva and American Katy Voynets

Varvara Gracheva fell to Kostyuk within the Austin remaining, however rises 22 spots to 66 – the Muscovite is seven spots shy of her career-high of 59.

American Katy Volynets, who reached the third spherical on the Australian Open this yr, jumps 18 spots to a career-high of 74. The 21-year-old misplaced to Gracheva in three units at Austin.

Additionally Notable: Lin Zhu and Sarra Errani 

China’s Lin Zhu continues to excel in 2023. After reaching the spherical of 16 on the Australian Open, Zhu additionally tacked on a remaining at Hua Hin and a semifinal at Monterrey to her report. She is as much as 33 on this planet, up eight spots this week.

Italy’s Sara Errani took residence a title in Arcadia final week to return to the High 100 for the primary time since June of 2018. She rises ten spots from 107 to 97.