With her closest competitors falling out of the Cascais Women's Pro, World No. 1 Sally Fitzgibbons can now surge ahead.
Both the men's and women's events in Cascais are having a dramatic impact on the rankings.
After a shaky start to the Cascais Women's Pro, Manuel has seemed to find her feet in Portugal.
As the Californian's roll continued through Round Four, her win over Courtney Conlogue rippled through the rankings.
Another bright day in Portugal as significant World Title implications emerge.