Federer Returns To Top 3, Mover Of Week
ATPWorldTour.com looks at the top Movers of the Week in the Top 100 of the Emirates ATP Rankings, as of Monday, 17 July 2017
No. 3 Roger Federer, +2
The Swiss superstar captured a record-breaking eighth title at The Championships, Wimbledon, to break back into the Top 3 of the Emirates ATP Rankings for the first time since 15 August 2016. Read & Watch Report
With a straight sets win over Marin Cilic in the final, it marked his fifth tour-level title of the season and his 19th Grand Slam championship crown. It was Federer’s second major title without dropping a set (also 2008 Australian Open) and moves him firmly into contention for year-end No. 1 honours. Read Update
The ATP also announced today that Federer has qualified for a record 15th time for the Nitto ATP Finals, to be held at The O2 in London from 12-19 November. Read & Buy Tickets
No. 10 Grigor Dimitrov, +1
The Bulgarian returned to the Top 10 at No. 10 by virtue of reaching the Wimbledon fourth round (l. to Federer). This season he has won two ATP World Tour titles at the Brisbane International presented by Suncorp (d. Nishikori) and the Garanti Koza Sofia Open (d. Goffin). He reached a career-high of No. 8 on 4 August 2014 and has spent a total of 14 weeks in the Top 10.
No. 22 Gilles Muller, +4
The Luxembourg veteran, enjoying an Indian summer to his 16-season pro career, continues to break new ground by moving up to a career-high No. 22. With a 15-13 fifth set victory over Rafael Nadal in the Wimbledon fourth round, Muller fell to Cilic in his second Grand Slam quarter-final (also 2008 US Open) to complete the grass-court swing with an 11-2 match record. He captured his second ATP World Tour title at the Ricoh Open (d. Karlovic) on 18 June.
No. 23 Sam Querrey, +5
The American is now six spots shy of his career-high No. 17, attained on 31 January 2011. Querrey won three straight five-setters over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Kevin Anderson and World No. 1 Andy Murray en route to his first major semi-final at Wimbledon, where he lost to Cilic in four sets.
No. 35 Kevin Anderson, +7
The South African, who ranked No. 80 in the Emirates ATP Rankings on 16 January, continues to work hard in his comeback from a series of injury. Jumping seven spots to No. 35, as a result of his fourth Last 16 run (also 2014-15) at Wimbledon, Anderson lost to Querrey in five sets.
Other Top 100 Movers This Week
No. 37 Benoit Paire, + 9
No. 41 Adrian Mannarino, +10
No. 48 Aljaz Bedene, +10
No. 53 Steve Darcis, +8
No. 58 Jared Donaldson, +9
No. 61 Dusan Lajovic, +18
No. 73 Dudi Sela, +17
No. 74 Andrey Rublev, +21
No. 96 Ruben Bemelmans, +28
No. 98 Blaz Kavcic, +12
No. 99 Marton Fucsovics, +10