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Formerly No. 1, Venus back among rankings' top 20

Updated: July 9, 2007, 12:05 PM ET
Associated Press

WIMBLEDON, England -- Venus Williams moved back into the top 20 in the rankings for the first time in a year Monday, rising to No. 17 thanks to her fourth Wimbledon singles title.

Runner-up Marion Bartoli moved from No. 19 to a career-high No. 11, while Amelie Mauresmo, whose title defense ended in the fourth round, dropped from No. 4 to No. 6.

Williams entered the tournament at No. 31 and became the lowest-ranked women's champion at the All England Club. In 2006, she was upset ...

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