MEDIA CREDITS: Graham Hughes/CP – Canada_Bianca_Andreescu
Canada’s Bianca Andreescu has rocketed to No. 24 in the WTA Tour world rankings after her stunning victory at Indian Wells.
The 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., rose 36 positions on this week’s list.
Andreescu upset eighth-seeded German Angelique Kerber 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in Sunday’s final at the BNP Paribas Open.
It was the first time Andreescu has won a tournament at the Premier Mandatory level.
She earned US$1,354,010 million for the victory.
Andreescu was ranked 152nd in the world at the start of the year.
She is scheduled to play this week at the Miami Open.
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:12:16 EDT