Kristina Mladenovic could be No. 1

Kristina Mladenovic has two Grand Slam women’s doubles titles, two mixed doubles titles, has won the year-end championships and has made six other major Slam finals.

But she’s never been No. 1. 

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Her career high is No. 2, reached in Oct. 2016.

That could change, as the 26-year-old Frenchwoman will top the rankings on Monday – unless Elise Mertens wins the French Open women’s doubles title with partner Aryna Sabalenka.

Mertens and Sabalenka play Lyudmyla Kichenok and Jelena Ostapenko Thursday in a rain-delayed quarterfinal.

If they win, they would battle Babos and Mladenovic in Friday’s semifinal for that top spot.

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