Simona Halep

With Wimbledon looming, Simona Halep, who was not in action last week, retained her comfortable lead the WTA rankings ahead of Carolina Wozniacki, who also did not play.

There was no change in the top 10 as No.3 Garbine Muguruza and No.7 Karolina Pliskova made first round exits in Birmingham, while No. 5 Elina Svitolina only reached the last eight.

Petra Kvitova gained no points for winning the event because she was the defending champion.

Lower down the list Elise Mertens jumps two places to No. 15 despite also making a first-round exit in the Birmingham singles.

1. Simona Halep (ROM) 7970 pts

2. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 6745

3. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 6550

4. Sloane Stephens (USA) 5463

5. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 5250

6. Caroline Garcia (FRA) 4960

7. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 4685

8. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 4610

9. Venus Williams (USA) 3971

10. Madison Keys (USA) 3536

11. Angelique Kerber (GER) 3460

12. Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 3392

13. Julia Gorges (GER) 3210

14. Darya Kasatkina (RUS) 3125

15. Elise Mertens (BEL) 2635 (+2)

16. CoCo Vandeweghe (USA) 2603 (-1)

17. Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 2390 (-1)

18. Naomi Osaka (JPN) 2350

19. Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 2310

20. Kiki Bertens (NED) 2090 (+1)

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