Eugenie Bouchard up to career-high 12th in world rankings

Eugenie Bouchard of Westmount, Que., has risen four spots to a career-high 12th in the WTA tennis rankings following her semifinal appearance at the French Open.

Milos Raonic remains in 9th spot on men's side

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard made it to the semifinal of the French Open last week. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard has moved up four spots in the WTA tennis rankings following her semifinal appearance at the French Open.

The player from Westmount, Que., is ranked a career-high 12th, up from No. 16.

Russia's Maria Sharapova moved up three spots to No. 5 after winning the women's title in Paris on the weekend.

No. 1 Serena Williams and No. 2 Li Na didn't move despite early French Open losses, while runner-up Simona Halep rose one spot to No. 3.

On the men's side, Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., who also made the quarter-finals at Ronald Garros, remained in ninth spot.

Spain's Rafael Nadal held onto the No. 1 ranking thanks to his ninth French Open title.

If Nadal had lost Sunday's final to No. 2 Novak Djokovic, they would have swapped places in the ATP rankings.

No. 3 Stan Wawrinka and No. 4 Roger Federer also stayed put, but Andy Murray climbed from No. 8 to No. 5 by reaching the French Open semifinals. First-time major semifinalist Ernests Gulbis jumped seven places to a career-best No. 10.

With files from The Canadian Press


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