Johanna Konta: British number one climbs to 13th in WTA rankings

Venus Williams and Johanna Konta
Johanna Konta (right) beat Venus Williams to claim her first WTA title in Stanford

British number one Johanna Konta has risen one place in the women's rankings to a career-high 13th before Rio 2016.

Konta, 25, won her first WTA title on 25 July but missed out on the top 10 after a quarter-final defeat in the Rogers Cup on Friday.

British number three Naomi Broady climbed three spots to 81st, but there was no change for 67th-placeed Heather Watson.

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray remains second in the men's rankings.

Jo Durie is the last British woman to be ranked in the top 10, reaching a career-high fifth in 1984.

Konta, Watson and Murray are among those in the Great Britain squad for the Olympics, which start in Brazil on Friday.

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