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Sharapova on the rise in rankings

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01:19 PM ET 08.24 | Elena Dementieva of Russia moved up one spot in the women's tennis rankings released on Monday. Dementieva, who won the Rogers Cup in Toronto on Sunday, is now ranked fourth in the world. She switched spots with Jelena Jankovic, who dipped to fifth. [Maria] Sharapova was the big mover in the latest rankings. The three-time Grand Slam winner moved up 19 spots to No. 30, as she makes her way back to contender status after several months off with a shoulder injury. Dinara Safina of Russia remains in the top spot in the rankings, followed by American sisters Serena and Venus Williams.

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