Vinci bumps Kirilenko from 12th spot

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tennis player Roberta Vinci bumped Maria Kirilenko from the World No.12 spot in new rankings released Monday after the Italian won the Katowice Open over the weekend.

Vinci took her eighth career title Sunday with a 7-6 (2), 6-1 win over the tournament’s top seed Petra Kvitova.

The 30-year-old moves to a career-high 12 in the WTA rankings on the back of the victory, dislodging Russian star Kirilenko.

Kirilenko won her sixth WTA title at Pattaya in February.

–IANS/RIA Novosti


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