ATP Tour

Djokovic stays clear at top

2013-05-06 13:33
Novak Djokovic (Gallo)

Berlin - Serbian Novak Djokovic continues to hold a comfortable lead at the top of the men's tennis rankings going into the Madrid Masters.

Djokovic has 12 900 points, well ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer (8 670) and Andy Murray of Britain (8 570) in the ATP rankings released on Monday.

Spain's Rafael Nadal goes into his home tournament still in fifth spot, behind compatriot David Ferrer.

Federer, the tournament's defending champion, is meanwhile playing for the first time since mid-March after taking a pre-planned training and rest break.

ATP top 10 as of May 6 (previous ranking in parenthesis):

1. (1) Novak Djokovic, Serbia, 12 900 points

2. (2) Roger Federer , Switzerland, 8 670

3. (3) Andy Murray, Britain, 8 570

4. (4) David Ferrer, Spain, 6 920

5. (5) Rafael Nadal, Spain, 5 985

6. (6) Tomas Berdych, Czech Republic, 4 760

7. (7) Juan Martin del Potro , Argentina, 4 680

8. (8) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, France, 3 875

9. (9) Richard Gasquet, France, 3 260

10. (10) Janko Tipsarevic, Serbia, 3 000

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