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Djokovic finishes No 1

2012-11-19 13:28

Paris - Serb Novak Djokovic finishes as world number one for the second straight year, as he sits top of the final 2012 rankings released by the ATP on Monday.

Djokovic has 12 920 points with Swiss Roger Federer second on 10 265, Andy Murray in third place and Rafael Nadal in fourth despite being on the injury sidelines since July.

Czech veteran Radek Stepanek, 34, who stunned Spaniard Nicolas Almagro to secure a first Davis Cup victory for the Czech Republic at the weekend, moves up six places to 31st as a result.

Rankings

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 12 920 pts

2. Roger Federer (SUI) 10 265

3. Andy Murray (GBR) 8 000

4. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 6 795

5. David Ferrer (ESP) 6 430

6. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 4 680

7. Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) 4 480

8. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 3 490

9. Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) 2 990

10. Richard Gasquet (FRA) 2 515

11. Nicolas Almagro (ESP) 2 515

12. Juan Monaco (ARG) 2 430

13. Milos Raonic (CAN) 2 380

14. John Isner (USA) 2 215

15. Marin Cilic (CRO) 2 210

16. Gilles Simon (FRA) 2 165

17. Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) 1 900

18. Alexandr Dolgopolov Jr. (UKR) 1 855

19. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 1 830

20. Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) 1 770

Selected:

31. Radek Stepanek (CZE) 1 135 (+6)

AFP