Novak Djokovic Falls To 3rd in ATP Ranking Before French Open, Alcaraz Returns Atop
Due to his victory at the Italian Open, Daniil Medvedev overtook Novak Djokovic for second place, allowing Carlos Alcaraz to reclaim the top spot.
Carlos Alcaraz confirmed his draw as a top seed at the upcoming French Open as he returned to the top of the ATP rating. Meanwhile, djokovic’s loss in the quarters of Italian Open meant he slipped to the third spot in the rankings.
Alcaraz only needed to win
The Spaniard, who only needed to win one match at the Italian Open last week to reclaim the top spot in the world rankings, fell to Hungarian qualifier Fabian Marozsan in the third round eventually. He will be hoping that he beats Nadal and Djoker on his way to the French Open title. Djokovic lost to the eventual runner up Holger Rune in the quarter finals to bow out of the tournament.
Medvedev Wins First Title on Clay Court
Daniil Medvedev will be unbelievably satisfied with the win at Rome. After all, this is his first title win at any clay court.
With his dash to the finale in the Italian capital, Rune set a new career-high of six.
Additionally, Yannick Hanfmann attained a career-high ranking of 64. The 31-year-old German began his qualifying run in Rome, but after making it to the quarterfinals, where he lost to eventual champion Medvedev, he shot up a whopping 37 spots.
ATP Top 10
Below is the list of top ten ATP players current now in the world.
(ESP) Carlos Alcaraz – 6815 points
(RUS) Daniil Medvedev – 6330 points
(SRB) Novak Djokovic – 5955 points
(NOR) Casper Ruud – 4915 points
(GRE) Stefanos Tsitsipas – 4775 points
(DEN) Holger Rune – 4375 points
(RUS) Andrey Rublev – 4270 points
(ITA) Jannik Sinner – 3435 points
(USA) Taylor Fritz – 3390 points
(CAN) Felix Auger-Aliassime – 3065 points
Ranking of Indians
Rohan Bopanna returned to top 10 in the doubles world ranking after almost seven long years. Sumeet nagal remained top ranked Indian singles player at no. 256.