Bianca Andreescu makes Canadian tennis historical past with No. four world rating


Bianca Andreescu has turn out to be the highest-ranked Canadian tennis participant in WTA Tour historical past.

The 19-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., jumped one spot to No. four within the rankings on Monday following every week off.

That pushes her one spot forward of her career-best No. 5 rating, which tied a Canadian document set by Eugenie Bouchard in 2014.

Ranked outdoors the highest 150 coming into the season, Andreescu rocketed up the rankings with match wins at Indian Wells, Calif., and Toronto, adopted by her first Grand Slam win — on the U.S. Open in New York final month.

Andreescu had a 17-match win streak snapped when she misplaced a quarter-final match to Naomi Osaka on the China Open earlier this month.

The Canadian is scheduled to return to motion on the WTA Finals, which start on Sunday in Shenzhen, China.

WATCH | Andreescu wins the U.S. Open:

Bianca Andreescu turns into the primary Canadian in historical past to win a Grand Slam singles title together with her straight-set victory over Serena Williams. 1:45

Shapovalov ranked 27th

Milos Raonic reached No. three within the males’s rankings in 2016, one of the best rating by a Canadian man.

On the boys’s aspect, Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., has jumped seven spots, to No. 27, after capturing the Stockholm Open on Sunday for his first profession ATP Tour title.

Montreal’s Felix Auger-Aliassime is the highest Canadian at No. 18, whereas Raonic has dropped to No. 32.

Shapovalov, Auger-Aliassime and Raonic all are entered within the Erste Financial institution Open this week in Vienna, Austria.