New Delhi: Spain’s Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 9,760 points, ahead of Switzerland’s Roger Federer. Also Read - Tennis | US Open 2020 Final: Dominic Thiem Beats Alexander Zverev in Marathon Five-setter to Claim First Grand Slam Title
The 20-time Grand Slam champion Federer, who won the Australian Open title last month over Croatia’s Marin Cilic, needs just 155 points to get past Nadal and reach the ranking’s top position, reports Efe. Also Read - US Open 2020 Results: Dominic Thiem Beats Daniil Medvedev in Straight Sets to Set up Title Clash Against Alexander Zverev
Cilic came in third with 4,960 points, while Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov kept his fourth position. Spain’s Pablo Carreño Busta maintained his 10th spot, behind Argentina’s Juan Martin del Porto. Also Read - US Open 2020: First Grand Slam Quarterfinal Since 2004 Without Djokovic, Federer And Nadal
Wozniacki leads WTA rankings
Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki maintained the top spot in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday, while Germany’s Julia Goerges managed to leap into the top 10 for the first time in her career.
Having won the 2018 Australian Open title, Wozniacki returned in last week’s ranking to world No. 1 for the first time since 2012, replacing Romania’s Simona Halep, reports Efe. Goerges climbed two places to be ranked world No.10, while Kristina Mladenovic of France fell out of the top 10.
(With IANS inputs)