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Djokovic closes in on Nadal

2014-03-31 12:40
Novak Djokovic (AFP)

Berlin - Novak Djokovic closed in on top-ranked Rafael Nadal in the latest men's tennis rankings issued on Monday by the ATP, thanks to beating the Spaniard for the Miami Masters title.

Djokovic halved a deficit of almost 4 000 points four weeks ago with his second career Indian Wells/Miami title double, and on 11 810 points is now less than 2 000 points behind Nadal, who has 13 730.

The Serb Djokovic beat Nadal in straight sets Sunday for his fourth Miami trophy. He won in Indian Wells a fortnight ago.

Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland is third and Canada's Milos Raonic returned into the top 10, up from 12 to 10, thanks to a place in the Miami quarter-finals.

ATP Top 10:

1. Rafael Nadal, Spain, 13 730 points

2. Novak Djokovic, Serbia, 11 810

3. Stanislas Wawrinka, Switzerland, 5 740

4. Roger Federer, Switzerland, 5 225

5. Tomas Berdych, Czech Republic, 4 720

6. David Ferrer, Spain, 4 640

7. Juan Martin del Potro, Argentina, 4 260

8. Andy Murray, Britain, 3 975

9. John Isner, United States, 2 715

10. Milos Raonic, Canada, 2 710

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