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French Open triumph propels Barty to world No 2

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Naomi Osaka narrowly retains top spot despite her shock elimination in the third round at Roland Garros which ended her hopes of winning a third successive Grand Slam.

Britain's Johanna Konta moved up eight spots to 18th as a reward for reaching the French Open semi-finals.

WTA rankings as of June 10, 2019 (change in brackets):

1. Naomi Osaka (JPN) 6,486 pts

2. Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 6,350 (+6)

3. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 5,685 (-1)

4. Kiki Bertens (NED) 5,345

5. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 4,925 (+1)

6. Angelique Kerber (GER) 4,675 (-1)

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7. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 3,967 (+2)

8. Simona Halep (ROM) 3,963 (-5)

9. Sloane Stephens (USA) 3,682 (-2)

10. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 3,565 (+1)

11. Serena Williams (USA) 3,411 (-1)

12. Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) 3,366

13. Belinda Bencic (SUI) 2,953 (+2)

14. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 2,833 (-1)

15. Wang Qiang (CHN) 2,752 (+1)

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