Climbing up the leaderboard from last year's respectable 31st place, the UK songstress has reached a highly commendable 12th place.
Former champion Andy Murray defeated France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5, 7-5, 6-4 on Monday to reach the quarter-finals of the US Open.
Former champions Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray booked a tantalizing US Open quarter-final duel on Monday with straight-sets fourth-round victories.
Novak Djokovic didn't let Philipp Kohlschreiber stand in the way of another Grand Slam quarter-final berth on Monday, reaching the US Open last eight with a straight-sets win over the German.
Five-time champion Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarter-final of the year at the US Open on Monday, setting up a clash with Flavia Pennetta in a duel between the two oldest women left in the draw.
Market analysts have cut their 2014 growth forecast for Brazil after Latin America's largest economy entered recession, the country's Central Bank said Monday.
Lesotho's exiled prime minister is heading home, an aide told AFP on Monday, as regional mediators sought to reinstall him to power days after an apparent coup.