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No. 1 Williams has twice as many WTA rankings points as No. 2 Sharapova after Wimbledon title

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LONDON — has widened her lead at No. 1 in the WTA rankings with her fourth consecutive Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, now holding more than twice as many points as No. 2 .

's third championship at the All England Club allowed him to retain his healthy lead atop the ATP rankings on Monday over No. 2 , the man he beat in the final.

Sharapova, who lost to Williams in the semifinals, rose two spots, while last year's champion, , slid from No. 2 to No. 5 after exiting in the third round.

, the 21-year-old from Spain who was the runner-up to Williams, moved into the top 10 for the first time at No. 9, an 11-spot rise.

The men's top 10 remained unchanged, including at No. 3, and at No. 10.

PHOTO: Serena Williams of the United States talks during a press conference after defeating Garbine Muguruza of Spain in the final of the women's singles final at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Saturday July 11, 2015. (Javier Garcia/Pool Photo via AP)
Serena Williams of the United States talks during a press conference after defeating Garbine Muguruza of Spain in the final of the women's singles final at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Saturday July 11, 2015. (Javier Garcia/Pool Photo via AP)

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