The Asian swing of the season is well underway, and with new tournaments comes new winners and ranking points. Many ATP and WTA reached new career-high rankings after taking home the titles or at least came close.
+11 — No. 35 to No. 24
Thanks to an incredible week in Wuhan, for the first time in her career, the American has broken into the Top 30. It marked the 29-year-old's first Premier-level final, defeating Elina Svitolina and Petra Kvitova along the way, before being stopped by Aryna Sabalenka in three sets.
wow! what a week @wuhanopentennis !could not be more proud or grateful.Thank you to the tourny organizers & fans for making it a first class event. I loved every second. Also, congrats to Aryna on an insane wk, although I’m tired of losing 2 you in finals???????? — Alison Riske-Amritraj???????????????? (@Riske4rewards) September 29, 2019
+24 — No. 63 to No. 39
The 28-year-old picked up his first ATP Tour title since May 2017 by winning the Chengdu Open trophy after overcoming Benoit Paire, Denis Shapovalov and Alexander Bublik—in a final-set tiebreak. While getting back into the Top 40, the Spaniard also jumps 17 places to No. 31 in the ATP Race to London.