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Henin-Hardenne jumps to seventh after French Open triumph
Updated: 2005-06-06 16:15

Belgium's Justine Henin-Hardenne jumped five places to seventh in the WTA rankings released here after her victory over France's Mary Pierce in the French Open finals.

Pierce made the biggest improvement of any player in the top 20, leaping to 13th from 23rd.

American Lindsay Davenport remained atop the rankings, stretching her margin over second-place Maria Sharapova of Russia from 91 to 261 points.

1. Lindsay Davenport (USA) 5247 pts
2. Maria Sharapova (RUS) 4986
3. Amelie Mauresmo (FRA) 4285
4. Serena Williams (USA) 3781
5. Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 3212
6. Elena Dementieva (RUS) 3087
7. Justine Henin-Hardenne (BEL) 3067
8. Nadia Petrova (RUS) 2610
9. Alicia Molik (AUS) 2469
10. Anastasia Myskina (RUS) 2287
11. Patty Schnyder (SUI) 2230
12. Vera Zvonareva (RUS) 2075
13. Mary Pierce (FRA) 2002
14. Elena Bovina (RUS) 1758
15. Elena Likhovtseva (RUS) 1746
16. Venus Williams (USA) 1726
17. Kim Clijsters (BEL) 1664
18. Nathalie Dechy (FRA) 1622
19. Tatiana Golovin (FRA) 1371
20. Jelena Jankovic (SEM) 1320

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