Spain’s Rafael Nadal jolted back to the top spot position of the world number as Roger Federer dropped to the position of world number two after he lost to Australia’s Thanasi Kokkinakis at the Miami Open’s round of 64 last month.
This was ascertained through the Association of Tennis Professionals’ (ATP) ranking released on Monday.
Germany’s Alexander Zverev who was at the fifth position, attained the world number four position from the ATP’s Monday ranking.
The United States’ John Isner jumped eight places to World No. 9, after he won his first Miami Open title on Sunday against Alexander Zverev.
The Argentina tennis star Juan Martin del Potro who ended the winning streak of the former world number one (Federer) still maintains his sixth position as well as Kevin Anderson (8th) and Austria’s Dominic Thiem (7th).
The current ATP rankings and point scores released on Monday are as follows:
- Rafael Nadal (Spain) 8,770 points
- Roger Federer (Switzerland) 8,670
- Marin Cilic (Croatia) 4,985
- Alexander Zverev (Germany) 4,925
- Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria) 4,635
- Juan Martin del Potro (Argentina) 4,470
- 7. Dominic Thiem (Austria) 3,665
- 8. Kevin Anderson (South Africa) 3,390
- John Isner (USA) 3,125
- David Goffin (Belgium) 3,110.