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US Open win sees Wawrinka close gap

2016-09-12 13:03
Stan Wawrinka (Getty Images)

Paris - Fresh from his US Open win, Stan Wawrinka consolidated his third spot in the latest ATP rankings released Monday, closing the gap on Andy Murray, who holds on to second.

Wawrinka shocked world No 1 Novak Djokovic in Sunday's US Open final, shaking off a first set loss to win 6-7, 6-4, 7-5, 6-3.

Despite his defeat, Djokovic still dominates the rankings ahead of Murray with Wawrinka next and Rafael Nadal moving up from fifth to fourth place, after losing in the fourth round to Frenchman Lucas Pouille.

Kei Nishikori of Japan dumped Murray out of the tournament at the quarter-final stage and leaps two places in the rankings to fifth while Roger Federer, who missed the Open, slides down three places to seventh.

ATP Top 20:

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 14 040

2. Andy Murray (GBR) 9 485

3. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 6 260

4. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 4 940

5. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 4 875

6. Milos Raonic (CAN) 4 760

7. Roger Federer (SUI) 3 745

8. Gal Monfils (FRA) 3 545

9. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 3 390

10. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 3 295

11. Marin Cilic (CRO) 2 885

12. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 2 875

13. David Ferrer (ESP) 2 660

14. David Goffin (BEL) 2 485

15. Nick Kyrgios (AUS) 2 140

16. Roberto Bautista (ESP) 1 950

17. Richard Gasquet (FRA) 1 880

18. Lucas Pouille (FRA) 1 831

19. Pablo Cuevas (URU) 1 745

20. Ivo Karlovic (CRO) 1 705

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