Tennis

Nadal tops ATP world rankings

2010-11-29 14:14
Rafael Nadal (AFP)

Paris - Rafael Nadal has finished the year firmly atop the world rankings despite losing to Roger Federer in the ATP Tour Championship final in London on Sunday.

The Spaniard has 12,450 points, 3,305 ahead of Federer whom he replaced at the top after winning the French Open and Wimbledon during the summer. Nadal went on to win the US Open, while Federer took the year's first Grand Slam title in Australia.

Andy Murray, meanwhile, moved back above Robin Soderling to fourth place on the back of his run into the semi-finals in London.

Nadal and Federer have filled the year-ending top two spots in the world rankings since 2005.

World Top 20:-

1. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 12,450 pts

2. Roger Federer (SUI) 9145

3. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 6035

4. Andy Murray (GBR) 5760 (+1)

5. Robin Soderling (SWE) 5580 (-1)

6. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 3955

7. David Ferrer (ESP) 3735

8. Andy Roddick (USA) 3665

9. Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 3240

10. Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) 2920

11. J?rgen Melzer (AUT) 2785

12. Ga?l Monfils (FRA) 2485

13. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 2345

14. Marin Cilic (CRO) 2300

15. Nicolas Almagro (ESP) 2160

16. Mardy Fish (USA) 1991

17. Ivan Ljubicic (CRO) 1965

18. Sam Querrey (USA) 1860

19. John Isner (USA) 1850

20. Marcos Bagdhatis (CYP) 1785

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