Tennis: Big jump in rankings for Erakovic

Marina Erakovic plays a backhand during her first round match at Wimbledon. Photo / Getty Images
Marina Erakovic plays a backhand during her first round match at Wimbledon. Photo / Getty Images

Kiwi tennis number one Marina Erakovic has made a big jump in the rankings after reaching the third round at Wimbledon.

Erakovic has climbed from 153 to 115.

Wimbledon runner up Angelique Kerber has risen from fourth to second in the world behind Serena Williams.

Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki has slipped 15 places to 60 in the world after losing in the first round at Wimbledon.

The men's rankings are relatively unchanged with Wimbledon champion Andy Murray still 5,000 points behind Novak Djokovic at the top.

Michael Venus is 41 in the latest doubles rankings with Artem Sitak 58 and Marcus Daniell 65.

- Radio Sport

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