ATP Tour

Federer up to 4th in rankings after Miami triumph

2019-04-01 13:22
Roger Federer
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Paris - Roger Federer jumped one spot to fourth in the ATP rankings released on Monday after capturing his 101st career title with his victory over John Isner in Miami.

The Swiss great switched places with Austria's Dominic Thiem, who had briefly climbed to fourth after defeating Federer in the final at Indian Wells two weeks ago.

Rising Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas moved up to a career best of eighth, while Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov cracked the top 20 for the first time following his run to the Miami semi-finals.

Felix Auger-Aliassime, 18, soared 24 places to 33rd after matching compatriot Shapovalov's run to the last four in Florida before losing to defending champion Isner.

Novak Djokovic remains comfortably clear at the top despite crashing out in the last 16 in Miami, with Rafael Nadal still well ahead of third-ranked Alexander Zverev as the Spaniard targets a return from injury for the clay-court season.

Top 20 in the latest ATP Tour rankings:

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 11 070

2. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 8 725

3. Alexander Zverev (GER) 6 040

4. Roger Federer (SUI) 5 590

5. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 4 765

6. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 4 200

7. Kevin Anderson (RSA) 4 115

8. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 3 240

9. Juan Martin del Potro (ARG) 3 225

10. John Isner (USA) 3 085

11. Marin Cilic (CRO) 3 015

12. Karen Khachanov (RUS) 2 810

13. Borna Coric (CRO) 2 345

14. Daniil Medvedev (RUS) 2 295

15. Milos Raonic (CAN) 2 140

16. Marco Cecchinato (ITA) 2 021

17. Nikoloz Basilashvili (GEO) 1 930

18. Fabio Fognini (ITA) 1 885

19. Gael Monfils (FRA) 1 875

20. Denis Shapovalov (CAN) 1 820

Selected:

33. Felix Auger-Aliassime (CAN) 1 245

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