After more than 20 years, two Germans are once again among the ten best players in the world. Julia Görges owes her first move to a Czech woman.
Julia Görges is in the top ten of the world ranking for the first time on Monday.
The two-time Wimbledon winner from the Czech Republic won the final of the WTA tournament in St. Peter’s, Russia. Petersburg against last year’s winner Kristina Mladenovic with 6:1,6:2 and thus ensured that the French woman lost tenth place in the WTA ranking to Görges.
Kvitova had already won the semi-final against Görges on Saturday.
Next week, for the first time since Steffi Graf and Anke Huber in 1997, the ninth-placed Angelique Kerber and Görges are two German women among the ten best tennis players in the world.