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Djokovic tops men's rankings

2013-01-14 13:09

Berlin - Serbia's Novak Djokovic was confirmed on Monday as men's world number one as he began the Australian Open with a 6-2, 6-4, 7-5 defeat of Paul-Henri Mathieu of France.

Djokovic, who is aiming to win three straight Australian Open crowns, remains ahead of Roger Federer of Switzerland and Britain's Andy Murray in an unchanged leading 10 in the ATP rankings.

ATP top 10 as of January 14 (previous ranking in parenthesis):

1. (1) Novak Djokovic, Serbia, 12 920 points

2. (2) Roger Federer, Switzerland, 10 265

3. (3) Andy Murray, Britain, 8 000

4. (4) Rafael Nadal, Spain, 6 600

5. (5) David Ferrer, Spain, 6 505

6. (6) Tomas Berdych, Czech Republic, 4 680

7. (7) Juan Martin del Potro, Argentina, 4 480

8. (8) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, France, 3 375

9. (9) Janko Tipsarevic, Serbia, 3 090 10. (10) Richard Gasquet, France, 2 720

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