Eugenie Bouchard has become the first Canadian tennis player to reach No. 6 in the WTA world rankings.
The 20-year-old from Westmount, Que., has been in the top 10 since July, when she moved from 13th to seventh. With that jump she surpassed Carling Bassett-Seguso's Canadian record ranking of eighth.
Bouchard reached the Wimbledon final and the semi-finals of the Australian Open and French Open in her breakout season.
She has already qualified for the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore later this month.
Bouchard is the top seed this week at the Generali Ladies Linz tournament in Austria.