The Spanish Carlos Alcarazwho retained his title on Sunday in the Masters 1000 Madridhe is just five points away from recovering the world number 1, still held by the Serbian Novak Djokovicin the ATP rankings published this Monday.
Once again in the wake of Djokovic, Alcaraz needs to play just one match at the Masters 1000 in Rome next week to secure the lead of world tennis at the end of the tournament held at the traditional Foro Italico.
The Murciano, who was the youngest world No. 1 in history, hadn’t played in Rome last year when Djokovic won the title. All to add.
The only change in the top ten sees the American Taylor Fritz gets the 9th position at the expense of the Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime. the Russian Karen Khachanovafor its part, it recovered the 11th place.
After losing six positions, the German Alexander Zverev, 22nd, falls out of the Top 20 for the first time since May 2017. your compatriot Jan Lennard StruffFinalist in Madrid after entering the main draw as a lucky loser, he climbed 37 positions up to 28th place, the best ranking of his career that began way back in 2009.
Among Argentine tennis players, Francis Cerundolo, who dropped one notch, remains the best-placed among his compatriots, finishing in 31st place. arrived a little late Sebastian Baez, who has dropped nine places and now appears 40th. They are followed by Tomás Martin Etcheverry (61st) e Pedro Cachin (68th).
diego schwartzmannfinally, he gets trapped in his negative spiral and is about to fall out of the Top 100. The smallAged 30, he drops 19 positions and occupies 91st place in the standings, one below Frederick Coriawhich is 90th after dropping to 12th place.
1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 6,775 points
2. Carlos Alcaraz (ESP) 6,770
3. Daniil Medvedev (RUS) 5,330
4. Casper Ruud (NOR) 5.165
5. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 5.015
6. Andrey Rublev (RUS) 4,190
7. Rune Holger (DEN) 3.865
8. Jannik Sinner (ITA) 3,525
9. Taylor Fritz (USA) 3,380 (+1)
10. Felix Auger-Aliassime (CAN) 3.235 (-1)
11. Karen Khachanov (RUS) 3,025 (+1)
12. Frances Tiafoe (USA) 2,755 (-1)
13. Cameron Norrie (GBR) 2,680
14. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 2,535
15. Hubert Hurkacz (POL) 2.525
16. Borna Coric (CRO) 2,240 (+4)
17. Tommy Paul (US) 2,170
18. Alex De Minaur (Australia) 1,995 (+1)
19. Lorenzo Musetti (ITA) 1.960 (-1)
20. Matteo Berrettini (ITA) 1,832 (+1)
Argentines in the Top 100
31. Francesco Cerundolo (ARG) 1,200 (-1)
40.Sebastian Baez (ARG) 985 (-9)
61. Tomás Martín Etcheverry (ARG) 826 (-2)
68. Pedro Cachin (ARG) 777 (-1)
90. Federico Coria (ARG) 701 (-12)
91. Diego Schwartzmann (ARG) 695 (-19)
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