Rolex Rankings: Wie rises to 7th after USWO win

Michelle Wie tees off on the second hole during the final round of the U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst.

Michelle Wie re-entered the top 10 in the Rolex Rankings following her first major-championship victory Sunday at the U.S. Women's Open.

Wie moved up four spots to seventh in the latest rankings. She cracked the top 10 for the first time in three years last month. Prior to that, the last time she was ranked inside the top 10 in the world was June 20, 2011.

She was 61st at the beginning of the year and 82nd a year ago.

Click here to read Beth Ann Nichols' column on Wie's U.S. Women's Open triumph.

Lexi Thompson also improved her spot in the top 10, climbing a spot to fifth while Karrie Webb dropped to sixth. Stacy Lewis, Inbee Park, Lydia Ko and Suzann Pettersen still hold the top four spots, respectively.

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