Rafael Nadal Rises In The Rankings Following Record Win

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(AFP) – Rafael Nadal moved up to fifth in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday a day after claiming a record 10th Monte Carlo title. (Last Monday he was 7th.)

Spain’s 30-year-old king of clay won his 50th trophy on his favourite surface, his 70th overall and his first title in almost a year as he beat compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-1, 6-3 in just 76 minutes.

Britain’s Andy Murray remains top ahead of Serb Novak Djokovic and Swiss Stan Wawrinka.

ATP rankings as of April 24, 2017:

# Name Nationality Points Tournaments
1. Murray Andy United Kingdom 11690 17
2. Djokovic Novak Serbia 8085 16
3. Wawrinka Stan Switzerland 5695 20
4. Federer Roger Switzerland 5125 15
5. Nadal Rafael Spain 4235 14
6. Raonic Milos Canada 4165 19
7. Nishikori Kei Japan 4010 19
8. Cilic Marin Croatia 3565 22
9. Thiem Dominic Austria 3385 29
10. Goffin David Belgium 2975 25

Race to London: Rafa is still second in the year to date rankings.

Source: AFP

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