June 9, 2014 9:59 am

Canada’s Bouchard moves up 4 spots in tennis rankings

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada in action at Roland Garros, 2014 French Open Tennis - Roland Garros on June 5, 2014.

Ella Ling/The Canadian Press

PARIS – Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard has moved up four spots in the WTA tennis rankings following her semifinal appearance at the French Open.

The player from Westmount, Que., is ranked a career-high 12th, up from No. 16.

Russia’s Maria Sharapova moved up three spots to No. 5 after winning the women’s title in Paris on the weekend.

No. 1 Serena Williams and No. 2 Li Na didn’t move despite early French Open losses, while runner-up Simona Halep rose one spot to No. 3.

On the men’s side, Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., who also made the semifinals at Ronald Garros, remained in ninth spot.

Spain’s Rafael Nadal held onto the No. 1 ranking thanks to his ninth French Open title.

© 2014 The Canadian Press

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