Federer climbs to 4th, as Djokovic stay top of men’s rankings

Roger Federer has gained three places to fourth in the men’s ATP tennis rankings released by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).

The leap came after the Swiss won his 100th title with a 6-4, 6-4 victory against Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Saturday.

Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece meanwhile enters the top 10 in 10th place in the latest rankings.

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic continues with a comfortable stay at the top of the rankings ahead of Spain’s Rafael Nadal, with Germany’s Alexander Zverev third.

Below is ATP top 10 as of Monday (previous ranking in parenthesis):

1. (1) Novak Djokovic, Serbia, 10,955 points

2. (2) Rafael Nadal, Spain, 8,365

3. (3) Alexander Zverev, Germany, 6,595

4. (7) Roger Federer, Switzerland, 4,600

5. (4) Juan Martin del Potro, Argentina, 4,585

6. (5) Kevin Anderson, South Africa, 4,295

7. (6) Kei Nishikori, Japan, 4,190

8. (8) Dominic Thiem, Austria, 3,800

9. (9) John Isner, U.S., 3,405

10.(11) Stefanos Tsitsipas, Greece, 3,175

Source: Voice of Nigeria