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Sabalenka becomes tennis player No.1 in Belarus

19-year-old Aryna Sabalenka has found herself in the top 100 of the world ranking for the first time. 

Moreover, Aryna became the top tennis player of Belarus.

The advancement from 102nd position to 76th became possible after the successful performance at the tournament in Chinese Tianjin. Aryna easily won four victories and for the first time reached the final of a WTA tournament.

In the final Sabalenka in a stubborn fight lost to the former world number one Russian Maria Sharapova.

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Sabalenka becomes tennis player No.1 in Belarus