Rublev Cracks Top 20, Mover Of The Week
ATPTour.com looks at the top Movers of the Week in the FedEx ATP Rankings, as of Monday, 13 January 2020
No. 18 (Career-High) Andrey Rublev, +5
Andrey Rublev became the third-youngest champion in the history of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open, winning each of the eight sets he contested in Doha to claim his third ATP Tour title. The 22-year-old beat Mikhail Kukushkin, Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Miomir Kecmanovic to reach the championship match, where he defeated first-time ATP Tour finalist Corentin Moutet. Rublev rises five positions to a new career-high No. 18 in the FedEx ATP Rankings. Read More.
No. 4 (Career-High) Daniil Medvedev, +1
The Russian claimed four singles victories en route to the semi-finals at the inaugural ATP Cup. Medvedev beat Fabio Fognini, John Isner, Casper Ruud and Diego Schwartzman, before a three-set loss to Novak Djokovic in a must-win semi-final match for Russia. Medvedev climbs one position to match his career-high of No. 4 in the FedEx ATP Rankings.
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No. 9 (Career-High) Roberto Bautista Agut, +1
Roberto Bautista Agut won all six matches he contested as Spain’s No. 2 singles player at the ATP Cup. The 31-year-old dropped just 25 games throughout the tournament, which included back-to-back victories against Nick Kyrgios and Dusan Lajovic. Bautista Agut jumps one spot to equal his career-high position of No. 9 in the FedEx ATP Rankings.
No. 27 Dusan Lajovic, +7
The Serbian No. 2 compiled a 4-2 singles record en route to Serbia’s ATP Cup triumph. As the first player to compete for Serbia in each of its six ties, Lajovic recorded victories against Lloyd Harris, Nicolas Jarry, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Karen Khachanov. The Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters runner-up leaps seven positions to make his return to the Top 30 of the FedEx ATP Rankings at No. 27.
Other Notable Movers
No. 13 (Career-High) Denis Shapovalov, +1
No. 26 Nick Kyrgios, +3
No. 33 (Career-High) Daniel Evans, +9
No. 46 (Career-High) Casper Ruud, +7
No. 53 Miomir Kecmanovic, +9
No. 62 Cameron Norrie, -10
No. 70 (Career-High) Corentin Moutet, +11
No. 84 Andreas Seppi, -13
No. 89 Yuichi Sugita, +11
No. 100 Leonardo Mayer, -12