ATP Tour

Nadal close to 4th in world rankings

2016-04-25 12:00
Rafael Nadal (AP)

Paris - Rafael Nadal's tournament win in Barcelona on Sunday has helped him close the gap on Stan Wawrinka in fourth place in the world rankings.

It was the Spaniard's second title triumph in two weeks on the back of Monte Carlo as he prepares for a tilt at an unprecedented 10th French Open title.

He started last week in fifth place, 1 415 points behind reigning French Open champion Wawrinka and he ended it just 545 points adrift.

The only positional change in the top 10 saw Tomas Berdych move ahead of David Ferrer into eignth place with Novak Djokovic still in top spot by a huge margin over Andy Murray.

ATP top 20:

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 15 550 pts

2. Andy Murray (GBR) 8 175

3. Roger Federer (SUI) 7 785

4. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 6 640

5. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 5 915

6. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 4 290

7. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 3 400

8. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 3 120 (+1)

9. David Ferrer (ESP) 3 010 (-1)

10. Richard Gasquet (FRA) 2 840

11. Milos Raonic (CAN) 2 740

12. Marin Cilic (CRO) 2 680

13. David Goffin (BEL) 2 605

14. Gal Monfils (FRA) 2 460

15. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 2 420

16. John Isner (USA) 2 235

17. Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) 2 015

18. Gilles Simon (FRA) 1,900

19. Kevin Anderson (RSA) 1 840

20. Nick Kyrgios (AUS) 1 765

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