ATP Rankings: Federer Replaced Nadal as World No. 1, Djokovic Stands Lowest Since 2006

Federer Replaced Nadal as World No. 1
Federer Replaced Nadal as World No. 1

Swiss star Roger Federer has once again occupied the top spot in the ATP rankings. After losing in the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open, Rafael Nadal has lost his top spot in ATP Rankings. Federer replaced Nadal as World No. 1 and climbed the top of the latest rankings issued on Monday, May 14.

It’s noteworthy that even not being able to enter to the tennis court after March, Federer again occupied the First Rank.

Former World No. 1 Novak Djokovic suffered the brunt of the defeat in the second round of the Madrid Masters. He slipped 6 places from 13th to the 18th position in the rankings. This is his lowest ranking after the first week of October 2006, where he was ranked 22.

Alexander Zverev, who won the Madrid masters, remains at number 3 position. Dominic Thiem (World No. 8), who defeated Nadal in the Madrid Masters, also slipped down a notch below. Thiem was beaten by Zverev in the final match of Madrid Open.

Women Rankings:

Even after not performing well in the Madrid Masters, Romania’s Simona Halep, Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki and Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain remain on top of the rankings.

The Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova, who won in the Madrid Open last week, has gained hike of two places and has reached 8th place in the rankings. Despite losing to Kvitova in the final, Kiki Bertens improved her ranking by five places and arrived at 15th place.

Men ATP Rankings:

1 2SwitzerlandRoger Federer8,670
2 1SpainRafael Nadal7,950
3 3GermanyAlexander Zverev6,015
4 4BulgariaGrigor Dimitrov4,870
5 5CroatiaMarin Cilic4,770
6 6ArgentinaJuan Martin del Potro4,540
7 8South AfricaKevin Anderson3,660
8 7AustriaDominic Thiem3,545
9 9USAJohn Isner3,305
10 10BelgiumDavid Goffin2,930

Women ATP Rankings:

11RomaniaSimona Halep7,270
22DenmarkCaroline Wozniacki6,845
33SpainGarbine Muguruza6,175
44UkraineElina Svitolina5,505
56Czech RepublicKarolina Pliskova 5,425
65LatviaJelena Ostapenko5,282
77FranceCaroline Garcia5,080
810Czech RepublicPetra Kvitova4,550
98USAVenus Williams4,286
109USASloane Stephens4,059



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