Rafael Nadal eight in the latest ATP Ranking List

The new ATP Rankings – the ones the US Open seeds will be made from – are out.

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, prepares to serve to Feliciano Lopez, of Spain, during a match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
AP Photo/John Minchillo

Seven-time Cincinnati champion Roger Federer has surpassed Andy Murray in the latest ATP Rankings, so he is now ranked second in the world, and Andy has dropped to position No. 3.

Novak Djokovic is still comfortably in control of the No.1 spot with 14,865 points.

Rafael Nadal, a two-time defending champion in New York City, continues to be in the 8th place, meaning he could face highest-ranked opponents as early as the quarterfinals at the US Open.

Here are the newest rankings: 

Rank, Name & Nationality Points Week Change Tourn Played
1 Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 14.865 0 18
2 Federer, Roger (SUI) 9.065 1 18
3 Murray, Andy (GBR) 8.840 -1 23
4 Nishikori, Kei (JPN) 6.205 0 22
5 Wawrinka, Stan (SUI) 5.710 0 22
6 Berdych, Tomas (CZE) 5.230 0 22
7 Ferrer, David (ESP) 3.695 0 21
8 Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 3.680 0 22
9 Cilic, Marin (CRO) 3.550 0 22
10 Raonic, Milos (CAN) 2.880 0 22

In the Race to London, Rafa has dropped to position No. 7 and has 3,625 points.

Source: ATP World Tour


  1. I would also like to know why Rafa is no. 8 instead of no. 7 (David’s points are protected due to injury) it is a puzzle? It is what it is and Rafa will continue to improve into the US Open

  2. Rafa you are an AMAZING Athlete!!! It is to watch EXCITING to watch you play every time you take the court!!! You have brought so much class, sportsmanship and talent to tennis and you are loved around the world by millions! I am in my late sixties and a retired teacher. Rafa Nadal and Bjorn Borg are what the sport of tennis is all about!!! Good luck at the U.S. Open!!!!! You have the skill, talent and health to win it!!! Just believe in yourself!!! REMEMBER YOU HAVE THE SUPPORT, LOVE AND WELL WISHES OF MILLIONS OF FANS AROUND THE WORLD!!!! GO RAFA!!!!!

  3. Hi Rafanadalfans, why didn’t Rafa move ahead of Ferrer this week, with 90 points from Cincinnati? Rafa was 15 points behind Ferrer in last week’s ranking. Thanks!

  4. Salut rafa , oui est en pleine bourre notre ami ROGER , et bientôt on te verra en du top 5
    VAMOS bonne préparation pour l’US OPEN qui arrive … BON TOURNOI !!! 🙂

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