PARIS – Maria sharapova of Russia jumped into second place in the Serena-Williams-dominated WTA rankings published on Monday thanks to her third Italian Open crown. The double Roland Garros winner leapfrogs Romanian Simona halep after her 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 Sunday win over Spain's Carla Suarez, who jumped two places to sit on 8th. Wiliams, who sat the Rome Open out due to an elbow injury, continues to dominate the women's rankings while her sister Venus is 15th. Further down, Ekaterina Makarova of Russia and Andrea Petkovic both dropped to ninth and tenth respectively. WTA RANKINGS: 1. Serena Williams 9,361, 2. Maria sharapova 7,710, 3. Simona halep 7,360, 4. Petra Kvitova 6,760, 5. Caroline Wozniacki 4,940, 6. Eugenie Bouchard 4,167, 7. Ana Ivanovic 3,655, 8. Carla Suarez Navarro 3,645.