Heather Watson into top 40

Watson into top 40
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Britain's Heather Watson climbs inside the world's top 40 for the first time in her career.

Britain's Heather Watson has moved inside the world's top 40 for the first time, but Laura Robson remains in 43rd position.

Watson, 20, has risen one spot from 40th after a successful year, making it a career best for the Guernsey-born youngster.

Serena Williams, who is currently suffering with a lower back injury, remains in first position, with the only change in the top 10 seeing Petra Kvitova move into seventh ahead of Sara Errani.

For the men, Novak Djokovic remains ahead of Roger Federer and Andy Murray, who sit second and third respectively.

Novak Djokovic poses with the trophy after defeating Andy Murray in the men's final at the Australian Open on January 27, 2013
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