The new Bogota champion returns to the Top 100, while there are career highs for Aryna Sabalenka and Ana Bogdan.
WTA Staff
April 16, 2018

What a week for Anna Karolina Schmiedlova. The new Claro Open Colsanitas champion rises 48 places in the rankings to leap back into the Top 100 for the first time since September 2016.

Romania's Ana Bogdan was seeded seventh in Bogota, and with her run to the semifinal she climbs ten places to a career high ranking of No.66.

Here are some of the week's other most notable rankings movers:

Elise Mertens (+3, No.20 to No.17): The Belgian enjoyed an impressive week in Lugano, ending up as singles and doubles champion (alongside compatriot Kirsten Flipkens).

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Aryna Sabalenka (+14, No.61 to No.47): The 19-year-old made it to the final of the singles and doubles at the Samsung Open, and is now enjoying her career high ranking as she breaks the Top 50.

Mona Barthel (+3, No.68 to No.65): The German made it to the quarterfinal in Lugano, losing to eventual champion Mertens 6-4, 7-5, 7-6(0).

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Kirsten Flipkens (+4, No.74 to No.70): The Belgian beat eighth seed Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the Lugano Round of 16 before losing to Vera Lapko in the quarterfinal, 6-4, 7-6(4).

Stefanie Voegele (+23, No.119 to No.96): The Swiss returns to the Top 100 for the first time since October 2016 after reaching the semifinal in Lugano, where she lost to Sabalenka.