ATP Tour

Murray narrows rankings gap to Djokovic

2016-10-17 12:20
Andy Murray (Getty Images)

London - Andy Murray, winner of Sunday's Shanghai Masters, has closed the gap in the ATP rankings with world No 1 Novak Djokovic and could topple him before the end of the year.

The British 29-year-old No 2 has 10 485 points to Djokovic's 12 900 and can overtake the Serb with wins in his three remaining tournaments this year - the Vienna Open, the Paris Masters and the end of season ATP World Tour Finals in London.

Murray beat Roberto Bautista to win his third Shanghai Masters, lifting his sixth trophy in what has been his best season yet.

Djokovic bowed out to Bautista in the semis.

Stan Wawrinka holds on to third place in the rankings behind Murray with Milos Raonic up two places to fourth.

Latest Top 20 ATP Tour rankings:

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 12 900 points

2. Andy Murray (GBR) 10 485

3. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 5 820

4. Milos Raonic (CAN) 4 690 

5. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 4 650

6. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 4 380

7. Gaël Monfils (FRA) 3 815 

8. Roger Federer (SUI) 3 720

9. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 3 300

10. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 3 250

11. Marin Cilic (CRO) 2 895

12. David Goffin (BEL) 2 780

13. Roberto Bautista (ESP) 2 505

14. Nick Kyrgios (AUS) 2 460

15. David Ferrer (ESP) 2 455

16. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 2 205

17. Lucas Pouille (FRA) 2 106

18. Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) 2 035

19. Richard Gasquet (FRA) 1 950

20. Alexander Zverev (GER) 1 745

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