ATP rankings: Tsitsipas enters top five, Kyrgios gains big
Stefanos Tsitsipas has been making quite a name in the men's tennis world since a while now. The Washington Open semi-finalist has now entered the top five in the ATP rankings for men. The 20-year-old Greek is the youngest in top 20. Also, the bad boy of tennis, Nick Kyrgios gained big in the latest rankings announced on Monday. Here are all the details.
Tsitsipas won tournaments in Marseille and Estoril. He also reached the final of the Masters 1000 in Madrid. The Greek sensation leapfrogged Alexander Zverev, who dropped two places to seven. He has 4,045 points and is above Kei Nishikori (4,040). Tsitsipas will next be seen at the Montreal Masters. He was a finalist here in 2018.
Kyrgios, who was once again involved in a controversy at the Washington Open, managed to win the title. The Australian youngster went on to beat Medvedev in Sunday's final. Kyrgios surged 25 places to seal the 27th spot in the latest rankings.
The top three in the ATP rankings consist of GOATs Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. World number one Djokovic has occupied the position for the 263rd week of his career. He has a total of 12,415 points. Nadal, who is out to defend his Montreal Masters title, is second on the list behind Djokovic. Federer is third and has 7,460 points.
In the women's section, Roland Garros winner Ashleigh Barty is still number one in the WTA rankings. Barty has 6,605 points and is above Naomi Osaka (6,228). Both players will be targeting the women's singles title in Montreal. 2019 Wimbledon winner Simona Halep is third with 5,933 points. Meanwhile, Wimbledon 2019 finalist Serena Williams dropped to 10th place behind Aryna Sabalenka.