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Murray back to 2nd in world rankings

2016-05-16 11:55
Andy Murray (AFP)

Paris - Andy Murray has reclaimed second place in the world rankings from Roger Federer after beating world No 1 Novak Djokovic in the final of the Rome Masters on Sunday.

The Scot underlined his credentials for the upcoming French Open at Roland Garros by beating Djokovic 6-3, 6-3 on his 29th birthday.

Elsewhere, Milos Raonic of Canada is up a place to ninth and Richard Gasquet climbs two places to 10th.

Their rise comes at the expense of Spain's David Ferrer, who drops three places to 12th after his third-round defeat in Rome to Lucas Pouille of France.

ATP Top 20

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 16 150 pts

2. Andy Murray (GBR) 8 435

3. Roger Federer (SUI) 7 015

4. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 6 110

5. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 5 675

6. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 4 470

7. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 3 355

8. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 2 850

9. Milos Raonic (CAN) 2 785

10. Richard Gasquet (FRA) 2 725

11. Marin Cilic (CRO) 2 715

12 David Ferrer (ESP) 2 650

13. David Goffin (BEL) 2 570

14. Gal Monfils (FRA) 2 470

15. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 2 430

16. Roberto Bautista (ESP) 2 015

17. John Isner (USA) 2 010

18. Gilles Simon (FRA) 1 945

19. Nick Kyrgios (AUS) 1 875

20. Kevin Anderson (RSA) 1 795

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