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Ranking movers: Fast-rising Aussies climb to new career-highs | 18 March, 2024 | All News | News and Features | News and Events

Ranking movers: Fast-rising Aussies climb to new career-highs | 18 March, 2024 | All News | News and Features | News and Events

Promising Australian women Olivia Gadecki, Taylah Preston and Talia Gibson all sit at new career-high rankings this week.

Australia, 18 March 2024 | Leigh Rogers

Women’s singles

Two promising Perth athletes – Taylah Preston and Talia Gibson – are sitting at new career-highs in the latest WTA Tour singles rankings.

The 18-year-old Preston improves four places to world No.134, while 19-year-old Gibson rising nine spots to world No.206.

Another teenage talent, 17-year-old Maya Joint, climbs seven places to a career-high world No.324.

Player Rank Move
Arina Rodionova No.104 0
Daria Saville No.115 +1
Storm Hunter No.122 +2
Taylah Preston No.134 +4
Astra Sharma No.135 +4
Olivia Gadecki No.150 -10
Kimberly Birrell No.169 -9
Priscilla Hon No.192 -30
Destanee Aiava No.196 +1
Talia Gibson No.206 +9
Men’s singles

Aleksandar Vukic is the biggest mover inside the Australian top 10 in the latest ATP Tour singles rankings.

The 27-year-old rises four spots to world No.65 after advancing to an ATP Challenger semifinal in America.

Li Tu climbs to a career-high world No.186 this week, moving up seven places after winning an Australian Pro Tour title. The 27-year-old’s previous best ranking was No.190, achieved in October 2022.

Alex Bolt is also on the rise after performing strongly on the Australian Pro Tour, improving 20 spots to world No.269.

Player Rank Move
Alex de Minaur No.10 0
Jordan Thompson No.34 -1
Alexei Popyrin No.45 -4
Aleksandar Vukic No.65 +4
Chris O’Connell No.66 0
Max Purcell No.68 +3
Rinky Hijikata No.81 -3
Thanasi Kokkinakis No.101 -2
James Duckworth No.109 -2
Adam Walton No.150 0
Men’s doubles

Several Australian players are celebrating new career-highs in the latest ATP Tour doubles rankings. This includes Matthew Romios, Adam Walton, Blake Ellis and Thomas Fancutt.

The 24-year-old Romios rises to world No.119, while 24-year-old Walton climbs to a new peak of No.134.

The 25-year-old Ellis, who recently won back-to-back Australian Pro Tour titles, moves up six spots to world No.186 and 29-year-old Fancutt skyrockets 33 places to world No.205 after winning his first ATP Challenger title in Rwanda.

Player Rank Move
Matt Ebden No.3 -1
Max Purcell No.30 -1
John Peers No.40 0
Rinky Hijikata No.56 +3
Jordan Thompson No.61 0
John-Patrick Smith No.68 -4
Andrew Harris No.111 -1

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