ATP Tour

Djokovic strengthens ATP lead

2015-05-18 13:25
Novak Djokovic (AFP)

Paris - World No 1 Novak Djokovic tightened his grip at the top of the ATP rankings published on Monday after his straight sets Italian Open win over Roger Federer.

The Swiss, defeated 6-4, 6-3 by the Serb champ on Sunday, remains second ahead of Scot Andy Murray.

Rafael Nadal, knocked out in the quarter-finals in Rome, sits in seventh just behind Canadian Milos Raonic, who dropped two places.

As a result, Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic and Kei Nishikori of Japan moved up to fourth and fifth place, respectively.

Latest ATP rankings

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 13 845 pts

2. Roger Federer (SUI) 9 235

3. Andy Murray (GBR) 7 040

4. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 5 230

5. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 5 220

6. Milos Raonic (CAN) 4 800

7. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 4 570

8. David Ferrer (ESP) 4 490

9. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 3 845

10. Marin Cilic (CRO) 3 325

11. Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) 2 760

12. Feliciano Lopez (ESP) 2 280

13. Gilles Simon (FRA) 2 255

14. Gal Monfils (FRA) 2 065

15. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 2 045

16. Kevin Anderson (RSA) 1 970

17. John Isner (USA) 1 935

18. David Goffin (BEL) 1 835

19. Tommy Robredo (ESP) 1 755

20. Roberto Bautista (ESP) 1 750

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