Australian Open

Djokovic cements top spot

2013-01-27 17:49
Novak Djokovic (AFP)

Melbourne - Novak Djokovic's win over Andy Murray in the Australian Open final on Sunday has consolidated his No 1 ranking on the ATP Tour.

After winning last year's Australian Open, Djokovic had the most ranking points - 2 000 - to lose. But the four-set win guaranteed he'd maintain the same points gap over Australian Open semi-finalist Roger Federer at No 2, and third-ranked Murray.

The only change in the top five is that Australian Open semi-finalist David Ferrer will move from fifth to fourth, shifting the injured Rafael Nadal, who did not play in Melbourne, to fifth place.

VIDEO: Novak Djokovic v Andy Murray, highlights

Unseeded Jeremy Chardy of France, who advanced to the quarter-finals at Melbourne Park this year after losing in the first round in 2012, is expected to move into the top 25 from 36th.

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