August 14, 2022
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Roger Federer rises to top spot in ATP rankings.

Roger Federer rises to top spot in ATP singles rankings.
Roger Federer

Rafael Nadal’s unexpected quarter-final defeat at the home event of Madrid Masters has seen the him slip to the second place and is replaced by Roger Federer at top spot, who recently became the oldest player to be crowned as the world no. 1. in the latest ATP rankings. Federer is 36 years old currently.

Federer returns to the numero uno, despite not featuring since March. Serbia’s Novak Djokovic continues to slip in the rankings and is now placed at 18th spot in the rankings after his second round defeat in Madrid, his lowest ranking since October 2006.

The highest mover in the men’s ranking is Madrid semi-finalist Denis Shapovalov with the Russian teenager jumping 14 rungs to a best ever 29th.

India’s top-ranked singles player¬†Yuki Bhambri, who¬†gained a direct entry into the main draw of the French Open, dropped down 8 places to 94th spot in the rankings, whereas, big serving Ramkumar Ramanathan remains unchanged at 124.

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