2023 Australian Open champion, Djokovic takes 1st place in ATP, displaces Alcaraz

Bisnis.comJAKARTA – Novak Djokovic reclaimed the top spot in the ATP rankings released on Monday, after winning his 22nd Grand Slam title at the 2023 Australian Open.

The 35-year-old Serb moved up four places to edge Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz, who missed the tournament through injury and dropped to second place.

Djokovic’s 10th Australian Open title means he is world number one for the 374th week since July 2011.

Meanwhile, Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas, who lost to Djokovic in Sunday’s final in Melbourne, overtook Norway’s Casper Ruud for third place, equaling the career-best placing he achieved for the first time. in August 2021.

Russian Andrey Rublev, who will face Djokovic in the quarter-finals, moved up to a career-best fifth place.

Djokovic’s former rival Rafael Nadal, knocked out in the second round, had to drop four places to sixth.

Karen Khachanov’s run to the semis in Melbourne lifted the Russian seven places to 13th.

American Tommy Paul, who also reached the last four, broke into the top 20 for the first time by climbing 16 places to 19th.

Here is the ATP ranking, Monday, as released by AFP.
1. Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 7070 (+4)
2. Carlos Alcaraz (Spain) 6730 (-1)
3. Stefanos Tsitsipas (Tenist) 6195 (+1)
4.Casper Ruud (Norway) 5765 (-1)
5. Andrei Rublev 4200 (+1)
6. Rafael Nadal (Spain) 3815 (-4)
7. Felix Auger-Aliassime (Canada) 3715
8. Taylor Fritz (USA) 3410 (+1)
9. Holger Rune (Denmark) 3046 (+1)
10. Hubert Hurkacz (Poland) 2995 (+1)
11.Cameron Norrie (England) 2760 (+1)
12. Daniel Medvedev 2750 (-4)
13. Karen Khachanov 2515 (+7)
14. Alexander Zverev (Germany) 2425 (-1)
15. Frances Tiafoe (USA) 2305 (+2)
16. Pablo Carreno Busta (Spain) 2285 (-1)
17. Jannik the Sinner (Italy) 2195 (-1)
18. Lorenzo Musetti (Italy) 1925 (+1)
19. Tommy Paul (USA) 1835 (+16)
20. Nick Kyrgios (Australia) 1825 (+1)

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