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Shin up to 10th in world rankings

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Jiyai Shin's epic playoff victory Monday at the Kingsmill Championship moved the former world No. 1 up to 10th in this week's world rankings.

Shin climbed three spots after she came back Monday morning to defeat Paula Creamer on the ninth playoff hole.

Yani Tseng remained in first this week as she prepares to go for a third straight Women's British Open title. Stacy Lewis, Na Yeon Choi, Shanshan Feng and Ai Miyazato once again rounded out the top five.

Suzann Pettersen held on to the sixth spot, while Amy Yang and Sun Ju Ahn switched places this week with Yang in seventh and Ahn down to eighth. Inbee Park kept the ninth place followed by Shin.

Mika Miyazato stayed in 11th while Cristie Kerr dipped two to 12th. So Yeon Ryu slid a notch to No. 13 and Creamer shot up four places to 14th. I.K. Kim completed the top 15.

Brittany Lincicome fell two to 16th and Azahara Munoz dropped one to No. 17. Angela Stanford moved up one to No. 18 and Sun Young Yoo sunk two to 19th. Chie Arimura remained at No. 20.

09/10 13:39:13 ET


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