Tennis. Djokovic remains at the top of the ATP rankings but the gap is narrowing after Roland-Garros

Roland-Garros winner Rafael Nadal and his opponent in the final, the Norwegian Casper Ruud, climbed one and two positions, respectively, to 4.e and 6e ranks in the men’s tennis world rankings, in the ATP rankings released Monday after the Paris tournament.

Casper Ruud rises to the rankings

In front of them, the Serbian Novak Djokovic, defeated in the quarterfinals for Christmas on the way to his 14e coronation on Parisian mud – sound 22e Grand Slam title record – still number 1 in the world, but his lead is dwindling over his pursuers, No. 2 Daniil Medvedev, eliminated in the round of 16 by Marin Cilic, and No. 3 Alexander Zverev, released in the semifinals. End of the Porte d’Auteuil for Christmas.

Thanks to his victory in Paris, the latter now surpasses the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, a finalist last year at Roland-Garros, but eliminated this year in the round of 16 by the young Dane Holger Rune. Beaten in the fourth by Casper Ruud, Rune jumped 12 ranks thanks to this performance to enter the Top 30 (28e).

Back to the top 20 for Cilic

Also noteworthy is the return to the top 20 of Croatian Marin Cilic thanks to his excellent career in Paris, where he was eliminated in the semifinals by Casper Ruud. Ara 17e (+6 places), Cilic was not so well ranked since August 2019.

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Below the rankings, Spaniard Bernabe Zapata Miralles, Taylor Fritz and John Isner scorer and eliminated in the round of 16 by Alexander Zverev when he left the standings at Roland-Garros, entered the Top 100, at 97 years old.e world ranking, with a jump of 33 places.

On the French side, Gaël Monfils, who did not take part in Roland-Garros, is still the best ranked, in 24th place (-2), ahead of Ugo Humbert (48).e), Benjamin Bonzi (58e) and Arthur Rinderknech (60e).

Hugo Gaston, author of the best French course in Paris, with, like Gilles Simon, Holger Runer’s elimination in the round of 16, got eight places, up to 66.e world rank. Removed in the meantime by Marin Cilic, Gilles Simon, who was playing his last “Roland”, is 134 years old.e.

ATP ranking after Roland-Garros

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 8770 points

2. Daniil Medvedev (RUS) 8160

3. Alexander Zverev (GER) 7795

4. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 7525 (+1)

5. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 6100 (-1)

6. Casper Ruud (NOR) 5050 (+2)

7. Carlos Alcaraz (ESP) 5005 (-1)

8. Andrey Rublev (RUS) 4260 (-1)

9. Felix Auger-Aliassime (CAN) 3955

10. Matteo Berrettini (ITA) 3805

11. Cameron Norrie (GBR) 3500

12. Jannik Sinner (ITA) 3355

13. Hubert Hurkacz (POL) 3258

14. Taylor Fritz (USA) 2920

15. Diego Schwartzman (ARG) 2595 (+1)

16. Denis Shapovalov (CAN) 2531 (-1)

17. Marin Cilic (CRO) 2370 (+6)

18. Reilly Opelka (USA) 2145 (-1)

19. Pablo Carreño (ESP) 2135 (-1)

20. Roberto Bautista (ESP) 1880 (-1)

24. Gael Monfils (FRA) 1715 (-2)

28. Holger Rune (DEN) 1489 (+12)

48. Ugo Humbert (FRA) 1044 (-2)

58. Benjamin Bonzi (FRA) 971 (-6)

60. Arthur Rinderknech (FRA) 946 (+8)

66. Hugo Gaston (FRA) 912 (+8)

70. Adrian Mannarino (FRA) 858 (-1)

72. Richard Gasquet (FRA) 853 (-2)

80. Benet Parell (FRA) 784 (-2)

88. Quentin Halys (FRA) 723 (-4)

97. Bernabe Zapata Miralles (ESP) 671 (+33)

134. Gilles Simon (FRA) 481 (+23)

Tennis. Djokovic remains at the top of the ATP rankings but the gap is narrowing after Roland-Garros

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