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Daniil Medvedev replaces Novak Djokovic as world primary | Tennis Information

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PARIS: Daniil Medvedev succeeded Novak Djokovic as world primary on Monday, turning into the primary man since 2004 exterior the sport’s “Large 4” of Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Andy Murray to occupy the highest spot.
US Open champion Medvedev is the third Russian man after Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Marat Safin, and twenty seventh participant general, to rise to the highest of the ATP rankings.
The 26-year-old Medvedev, crushed by Nadal within the Acapulco semi-finals final week, was assured to maneuver above Djokovic after the Serb’s quarter-final loss in Dubai.
Djokovic, who has spent a report 361 weeks because the world primary, was competing in his first event of the season following his deportation from Australia in January.
Alexander Zverev stayed in third regardless of being thrown out of the Acapulco occasion after smashing his racket on the umpire’s chair a number of occasions throughout a doubles match.
Nadal rose one place to fourth after claiming his third title of the season and 91st of his profession. The Spaniard is unbeaten since shedding to Lloyd Harris in Washington final August. He ended his 2021 season after that due to a left foot damage.
ATP rankings:
1. Daniil Medvedev (RUS) 8615 pts (+1)
2. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 8465 (-1)
3. Alexander Zverev (GER) 7515
4. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 6515 (+1)
5. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 6445 (-1)
6. Andrey Rublev (RUS) 5000 (+1)
7. Matteo Berrettini (ITA) 4928 (-1)
8. Casper Ruud (NOR) 3915
9. Felix Auger-Aliassime (CAN) 3883
10. Hubert Hurkacz (POL) 3496 (+1)
11. Jannik Sinner (ITA) 3495 (-1)
12. Cameron Norrie (GBR) 3325
13. Denis Shapovalov (CAN) 3020 (+1)
14. Diego Schwartzman (ARG) 2865 (-1)
15. Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) 2480
16. Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP) 2220 (+1)
17. Reilly Opelka (USA) 2156 (+1)
18. Nikoloz Basilashvili (GEO) 2121 (+1)
19. Carlos Alcaraz (ESP) 2061 (+1)
20. Taylor Fritz (USA) 2010 (-4)

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