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Hingis up to fourth

Hingis has climbed one place in the latest rankings Keystone

Swiss tennis star Martina Hingis has climbed up to fourth place in the latest world rankings.

This content was published on March 4, 2002 - 11:49

Hingis lost out to America's Serena Williams in the semi-finals of last week's WTA tournament in Arizona, but was still able to climb one place in the rankings at the expense of another American, Lindsay Davenport.

Davenport, who is currently injured, has fallen two places to fifth.

Having gone on to beat Jennifer Capriati in the Arizona final, Serena Williams is up three places to sixth, while her older sister Venus Williams continues to hold top spot.

The latest men's rankings brought no change for Switzerland's Roger Federer, who remains in 14th place despite last week's second round defeat in Dubai at the hands of Germany's Rainer Schüttler.

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WTA rankings (last week's places in brackets):

1. (1.) Venus Williams USA, 2. (2.) Jennifer Capriati USA, 3. (4.) Kim Clijsters BEL, 4. (5.) Martina Hingis SWI, 5. (3.) Lindsay Davenport USA, 6. (9.) Serena Williams, 7. (6.) Justine Henin BEL, 8. (8.) Jelena Dokic YUG, 9. (7.) Monica Seles USA, 10. (10) Amélie Mauresmo FRA.... 33. (33.) Patty Schnyder SWI ... 70. (69.) Emmanuelle Gagliardi SWI ... 74. (73.) Marie Gaïané Mikaelian ... 139. (138.) Miroslava Vavrinec.

ATP rankings (last week's places in brackets):

1. (1.) Lleyton Hewitt AUS, 2. (2.) Gustavo Kuerten BRA, 3. (4.) Yevgeny Kafelnikov RUS, 4. (3.) Juan Carlos Ferrero SPA, 5. (5.) Andre Agassi USA, 6. (6.) Tommy Haas GER, 7. (9.) Sébastien Grosjean FRA, 8. (8.) Patrick Rafter AUS, 9. (7.) Marat Safin RUS, 10. (10.) Thomas Johansson ... 14. (14.) Roger Federer SWI ...44. (43.) Michel Kratochvil SWI ... 116. (117.) Marc Rosset SWI ... 117. (108.) Ivo Heuberger SWI ... 127. (130.) George Bastl SWI.

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