Medvedev Rises To Career-High, New Russian No. 1 & Mover Of Week

  • Posted: Aug 12, 2019

Medvedev Rises To Career-High, New Russian No. 1 & Mover Of Week looks at the top Movers of the Week in the ATP Rankings, as of Monday, 12 August 2019

No. 8 Daniil Medvedev, +1
The 23-year-old rises to a new career-high of No. 8 the ATP Rankings after reaching his first ATP Masters 1000 final at the Coupes Rogers (l. to Nadal) and becomes the new Russian No. 1 – moving past Karen Khachanov, who has dropped one spot to No. 9. Now 5-5 against Top 10 opponents in 2019, the Russian beat Dominic Thiem and Khachanov in Montreal. Over the past two weeks, Medvedev has won eight of 10 matches, including a runner-up finish on 4 August at the Citi Open (l. to Kyrgios). He first broke into the Top 10 on 15 July. Read More & Watch Montreal Final Highlights

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No. 11 Roberto Bautista Agut, +2
The Spaniard, who reached his first Grand Slam championship semi-final at The Championships, Wimbledon (l. to Djokovic) last month, is also up to a career-high No. 11 after he advanced to the fourth ATP Masters 1000 quarter-final (l. to Monfils) of his career. Bautista Agut was at No. 25 on 18 March this year.

No. 15 Gael Monfils, +5
Former World No. 6 Gael Monfils reached his first Masters 1000 semi-final for four years (2016 Toronto) to return to No. 15 in the ATP Rankings for the first time since 1 July. The Frenchman, who lifted his eighth ATP Tour title at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament at Rotterdam (d. Wawrinka) in February, has featured in the Top 20 since 4 March.

Other Notable Top 100 Movers
No. 5 Kei Nishikori, +1
No. 6 Alexander Zverev, +1
No. 10 Fabio Fognini, +1
No. 32 Cristian Garin, +4
No. 40 Hubert Hurkacz, +8
No. 44 Daniel Evans, +9
No. 56 Richard Gasquet, +10
No. 59 Adrian Mannarino, +10
No. 79 Steve Johnson, +14
No. 88 Bernard Tomic, +7

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