ATP Tour

Thiem moves up in world rankings

2016-02-29 11:40
Dominic Thiem (Getty Images)

Paris - Dominic Thiem is up to 14th in the ATP world rankings following his second tournament win inside a month in Acapulco.

The 22-year-old Austrian, who has been tipped for stardom for some time, won the tournament in Buenos Aires in mid-February and on Sunday he defeated Australian hope Bernard Tomic in three sets. Tomic moves up one place to 20th.

The top 10 is unchanged with Stan Wawrinka consolidating his fourth ranking by winning the tournament in Dubai.

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic was forced to withdraw from that tournament with an eye infection, while Roger Federer is sidelined after a knee operation.

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 16 580

2. Andy Murray (GBR) 8 765

3. Roger Federer (SUI) 8 295

4. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 6 325

5. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 4 810

6. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 4 030

7. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 3 900

8. David Ferrer (ESP) 3 505

9. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 2 950

10. Richard Gasquet (FRA) 2 715

11. John Isner (USA) 2 585

12. Marin Cilic (CRO) 2 555

13. Milos Raonic (CAN) 2 450

14. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 2 430 (+1)

15. Kevin Anderson (RSA) 2 065 (-1)

16. David Goffin (BEL) 1 970

17. Gal Monfils (FRA) 1 950

18. Roberto Bautista (ESP) 1 935

19. Gilles Simon (FRA) 1 895

20. Bernard Tomic (AUS) 1 885 (+1)

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