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Djokovic, Osaka reinforce top places in ATP rankings

13 May 2019, 23:19 ( 12 days ago)

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Novak Djokovic. File Photo Xinhua.

Novak Djokovic consolidated his lead in the latest men's tennis rankings of the ATP after he won the Madrid Open on Sunday.

The Serb has 12,115 points ranking first, followed by Spain's Rafael Nadal (7,945) and Roger Federer of Switzerland (5,770).

Madrid Open semifinalist Dominic Thiem of Austria rose to fourth place, and Madrid Open finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas from Greece went up from ninth to seventh.

Following are the lastest ATP rankings (previous ranking in parenthesis):

   1. (1) Novak Djokovic, Serbia, 12,115 points

   2. (2) Rafael Nadal, Spain, 7,945

   3. (3) Roger Federer, Switzerland, 5,770

   4. (5) Dominic Thiem, Austria, 4,845

   5. (4) Alexander Zverev, Germany, 4,745

   6. (7) Kei Nishikori, Japan, 3860

   7. (9) Stefanos Tsitsipas, Greece, 3,790

   8. (6) Kevin Anderson, South Africa, 3,755

   9. (8) Juan Martin del Potro, Argentina, 3,145

   10. (11) Marin Cilic, Croatia, 3,025

Naomi Osaka. File Photo Xinhua. Meanwhile, Japan's Naomi Osaka continued to take the first place in the women's tennis rankings after Simona Halep lost in the Madrid Open.

Osaka has 6,356 points to rank first ahead of Romania's Romanian Halep, who has 6,117 points.

German player Angelique Kerber is in third place while Dutch player Kiki Bertens climbed up from seventh to a career-high fourth after beating Halep Saturday in the Madrid Open for her biggest career success.

Following are the WTA top 10 rankings (previous ranking in parenthesis):

 1. (1) Naomi Osaka, Japan, 6,356 points

   2. (3) Simona Halep, Romania, 6,117

   3. (4) Angelique Kerber, Germany, 5,285

   4. (7) Kiki Bertens, Netherlands, 5,115

   5. (2) Petra Kvitova, Czech Republic, 5050

   6. (6) Elina Svitolina, Ukraine, 4866

   7. (5) Karolina Pliskova, Czech Republic, 4,786

   8. (8) Sloane Stephens, United States, 4656

   9. (9) Ashleigh Barty, Australia, 4,425

   10. (10) Aryna Sabalenka, Belarus, 3,500