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.
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:
|RANK.||PREVIOUS RANK||COUNTRY||PLAYER||RANKING POINTS|
|6||6||Argentina||Juan Martin del Potro||4,540|
|7||8||South Africa||Kevin Anderson||3,660|
Women ATP Rankings:
|5||6||Czech Republic||Karolina Pliskova||5,425|
|8||10||Czech Republic||Petra Kvitova||4,550|