ATP Tour

Tsitsipas closing on top 10 breakthrough

2019-02-25 13:03
Stefanos Tsitsipas
Stefanos Tsitsipas (AP)

Paris - Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas moved to the brink of breaking into the world's top 10 on Monday after winning the second ATP Tour title of his career in Marseille.

The 20-year-old, who stunned Roger Federer en route to the Australian Open semi-finals last month, eased to the title in France without dropping a set, beating Mikhail Kukushkin in Sunday's final.

Tsitsipas is now ranked 11th, with former US Open champion Marin Cilic next in his sights.

Novak Djokovic remains clear at the rankings summit, despite not playing since winning the Australian Open.

Latest Top 20 in the ATP Tour rankings:

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 10 955

2. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 8 320

3. Alexander Zverev (GER) 6 475

4. Juan Martin del Potro (ARG) 5 085

5. Kevin Anderson (RSA) 4 595

6. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 4 190

7. Roger Federer (SUI) 4 100

8. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 3 800

9. John Isner (USA) 3 270

10. Marin Cilic (CRO) 3 095

11. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 2 965

12. Karen Khachanov (RUS) 2 675

13. Borna Coric (CRO) 2 605

14. Milos Raonic (CAN) 2 275

15. Daniil Medvedev (RUS) 2 230

16. Marco Cecchinato (ITA) 2 091

17. Fabio Fognini (ITA) 2 090

18. Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) 1 955

19. Nikoloz Basilashvili (GEO) 1 820

20. Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP) 1 705

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