TORONTO — Former world No. 1 Karolina Pliskova continued her bid to get back to top spot with a 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-2 win over American qualifier Alison Riske in second-round action on Wednesday at the Rogers Cup.
The Czech native, who is now ranked third, could reclaim the No. 1 spot this week with a good run at the US$2.83 million WTA Tour Premier 5 event.
No. 2 Naomi Osaka of Japan needed a win later Wednesday to temporarily take over the No. 1 ranking from Ashleigh Barty of Australia, who dropped her opener on Tuesday.
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Source: National Newswatch