Djokovic is again leader of the classification; Nadal drops out of the top 100

Serbian Novak Djokovic is back at the top of the ATP rankings, published on Monday (12), after winning his third title at Roland Garros, the 23rd Grand Slam of his career, while another tennis legend, the Spaniard Rafael Nadal, left the top 100. .

It’s “Nole”‘s 388th week at world number 1. In February, the Serb had already broken the record between men and women for the longest duration at the top of world tennis, overtaking the German Steffi Graffi (377 weeks).

The young Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz, beaten by Djokovic in the semi-finals at Roland Garros, fell to second place, while the Russian Daniil Medvedev is now number 3.

In turn, the Russian Karen Khachanov, who fell in the quarter-finals, returned to the top 10 in tenth position, overtaking the Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime (11th).

Roland-Garros champion for the 14th time in 2022, Rafael Nadal did not participate in the tournament this year and ended up losing 122 places in the standings. The Spaniard is now number 136 and could fall further as he will be sidelined for several months due to fitness issues.

The top-placed Brazilian is Thiago Monteiro, who moved up four places and is now 94th. Thiago Wild, who surprised by knocking out Daniil Medvedev on his debut and reaching the third round in Paris, started at number 172 to take the 130th position.

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