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Caroline Garcia claimed her first grass-court title at the inaugural Mallorca Open on Sunday and earned a seeding for Wimbledon in the process. A 6-3 6-4 win over Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova ensures Garcia - 39th in the WTA rankings at the start
If any further affirmation was required that Johanna Konta is now a distinct contender for the Australian Open’s women’s singles title, she delivered it in exemplary style by destroying the weak by comparison challenge of former world No 1 Caroline Wozniacki. Konta was totally dominant for the large majority of this 6-3,6-1 passage through to the competition’s last 16, making it nine wins in succession and once again proving to Wozniacki, who held top spot in the WTA rankings for 67 weeks.
Kerber confident of reaching top ranking Angelique Kerber said it is her dream to become world number one after she missed the chance to reach top spot for the first time via the Western and Southern Open. A win over Karolina Pliskova in the Cincinnati final on Sunday would have seen the world number tworeplace Serena Williams at the top of the WTA rankings but her Czech opponent proved far too good triumphing 6-3 6-1. Australian Open champion and Olympic Games silver medallist Kerber…