Djokovic recovers the top of the ATP rankings

After dominating and winning the Melbourne tournament on Sunday, Serbian Novak Djokovic regained the lead in the ATP rankings, published on Monday.

The Serb, who gained four places, dethroned the Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz, package for the Australian Open and now world No.2.

Thanks to his 22nd Grand Slam title, the 35-year-old is world No.1 for the 374th week since July 2011 and his first accession to the top of world tennis.

Beaten in the final by the “Djoker”, the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas climbs one place, to 3rd place, to the detriment of the Norwegian Casper Ruud, and regains the best ranking of his career, already achieved for the first time in August 2021.

Russian Andrey Rublev, dominated in the quarter-finals by Djokovic in Melbourne, is 5th, up one place, and also regains the best ranking of his career.

The Spaniard Rafael Nadal, eliminated in the second round of the Australian Major, lost four places and fell to 6th in the world.

ATP Ranking released on Monday:

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 7070 pts (+4)

2. Carlos Alcaraz (ESP) 6730 (-1)

3. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 6195 (+1)

4. Casper Ruud (NOR) 5765 (-1)

5. Andrey Rublev (RUS) 4200 (+1)

6. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 3815 (-4)

7. Felix Auger-Aliassime (CAN) 3715

8. Taylor Fritz (USA) 3410 (+1)

9. Holger Rune (DEN) 3046 (+1)

10. Hubert Hurkacz (POL) 2995 (+1)

11. Cameron Norrie (GBR) 2760 (+1)

12. Daniil Medvedev (RUS) 2750 (-4)

13. Karen Khachanov (RUS) 2515 (+7)

14. Alexander Zverev (GER) 2425 (-1)

15. Frances Tiafoe (USA) 2305 (+2)

16. Pablo Carreno (ESP) 2285 (-1)

17. Jannik Sinner (ITA) 2195 (-1)

18. Lorenzo Musetti (ITA) 1925 (+1)

19. Tommy Paul (USA) 1835 (+16)

20. Nick Kyrgios (AUS) 1825 (+1)


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