Angelique Kerber is like back to your eighth-final at the Australian Open in the new Tennis world rankings from second to sixth place. Julia Görges lost three places and slipped from 13. on the 16. Rank back. The new Ranking was published by the women’s professional organization WTA.

Kerber had stood in 2018 in Melbourne in the semi final, in this year, they failed surprisingly in the second round of the US-American Danielle Collins. Görges was already eliminated in the first round of the Grand Slam tournament against Collins. Is headed the world ranking, the Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka.

In the men’s Alexander Zverev has improved despite his second round departure from the fourth to the third place. The second best German veteran Philipp Kohlschreiber is as 32., Jan-Lennard Struff in 51.

Australian Open Champion Novak Djokovic maintained his lead ahead of final opponent Rafael Nadal. The dethroned Melbourne-defending champion Roger Federer fell from third to sixth.

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