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.



+6 – No. 31 to No. 25

TheAustralian won his third ATP Tour title of the 2019 season, and third overall, by taking the trophy in Zhuhai. The 20-year-old swept aside Andy Murray, Borna Coric, Roberto Bautista Agut and finally Adrian Mannarino to seal the week of work. After the victory, he becomes the No. 1 ranked Australian, jumps to No. 22 in the ATP Race to London, and is still the only player under 21 to have earned an ATP title in 2019.


I love you Zhuzhai ❤️❤️❤️ @ZhuhaiChampions #3 — alex de minaur (@alexdeminaur) September 30, 2019



+21 – No. 96 to No. 75

The biggest WTA mover of the week, the Romanian went all the way to the final of Tashkent as the No. 8 seed before losing to Alison Van Uytvanck in three sets. It was the third WTA final of her career, and was almost a repeat of her 2008 victory at the same tournament where she won her sole WTA title.


Congratulations @soranacirstea on reaching the final in tashkent ???? it feels like it's a new Sori since the US Open. I'm so happy for you, you deserve these good results so much, and I'm sure that there will be many more to come???????????? — kamil (@Tohkl2) September 28, 2019



+5 — No. 22 to No. 17

It's always tough to lose any match, but a new career-high ranking can be a nice secondary prize. That's exactly what happened to the Croatian after reaching the quarterfinals of Wuhan. Despite being beaten by Ashleigh Barty, Martic rose five places to crack the Top 20.

Ranking rockets: 
Riske cracks the
Top 30

Ranking rockets: Riske cracks the Top 30