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Roger Federer is back on his throne, David Goffin holds on ATP ranking

d9a674b77336258f205e0892cc02d052 - Roger Federer is back on his throne, David Goffin holds on ATP ranking

Roger Federer, on Sunday, the winner of the ATP tournament in Rotterdam, is now officially again the number one in the world. On the Monday published ATP rankings, the Swiss, the Spaniard Rafael Nadal and the Croatian Marin Cilic.

You win the tournament in New York resulted in Kevin Anderson for a place in the top ten. The South African has increased from eleven to nine, are best listing so far.

David Goffin, in Rotterdam, the battle had to cease in his semi-final against the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov (ATP-4), remained status quo on seven. The 27-year-old Liège, the only Belgian in the top hundred. Ruben Bemelmans as the second Belgian on the ranking 113th.

With his 36 years and six months is Federer the oldest number one in history. He retook the throne that he began in november 2012 after a third reign had to give it to the Serb, Novak Djokovic. Djokovic kept the rule until november 2016. Then, the Scot Andy Murray and Spaniard Rafael Nadal in the ATP ranking. Federer begins his 303e week as number one in the world, a record that he in July 2012, all afsnoepte of the American Pete Sampras, 286 weeks number one. Federer was previously the world’s number one from 2 February 2004 to 17 August 2008, from 6 July 2009 to 6 June 2010 and 9 July 2012 until 4 november 2012 .

The ATP ranking on Monday, February 19:

1. (2) Roger Federer (Sui) 10.105 points

2. (1) Rafael Nadal (Spa) 9.760

3. (3) Marin Cilic (Kro) 4.960

4. (5) Grigor Dimitrov (Bul) 4.635

5. (4) Alexander Zverev (Ger) 4.450

6. (6) Dominic Thiem (Austria) 4.220

7. (7) David Goffin (Bel) 3.280

8. (8) Jack Sock (Usa) 2.880

9. (11) Kevin Anderson (ZAf) 2.825

10. (9) Juan Martin del Potro (Arg) 2.815

11. (10) Pablo Carreno Busta (Spa) 2.660

12. (12) Sam Querrey (Usa) 2.595

13. (13) Stan Wawrinka (Sui) 2.475

14. (14) Novak Djokovic (Ser) 2.470

15. (15) Nick Kyrgios (Aus) 2.395

16. (16) Lucas Pouille (Fra) 2.335

17. (17) Tomas Berdych (Ch) 2.230

18. (18) John Cheney, Who (VSt) 2.205

19. (20) Albert Ramos-Vinolas (Spa) 1.985

20. (21) Andy Murray (GBr) 1.960

113.(116) Ruben Bemelmans (Bel) 518

124.(121) Steve Darcis (Bel) 463

194.(197) Arthur De Greef (Bel) 273

245.(244) Julien Cagnina (Bel) 212

258.(260) Christopher Heyman (Bel) 197

273.(273) Kimmer Coppejans (Bel) 188

309.(306) Yannick Mertens (Bel) 160

320.(318) Joris De Loore (Bel) 150

387.(385) Yannick Vandenbulcke (Bel) 105

452.(452) Clement Geens (Bel) 81

487.(489) Niels Desein (Bel) 71

493.(491) Yannik Reuter (Bel) 69

522.(573) Maxime Authom (Bel) 62

563.(561) Jonas Merckx (Bel) 54

571.(569) Jeroen Vanneste (Bel) 53

603.(615) Romain Barbosa (Bel) 47

660.(659) Zizou Bergs (Bel) 35

691.(690) Maxime Pauwels (Bel) 31

764.(763) Julien Dubail (Bel) 24

836.(816) Omar Salman (Bel) 19

884.(884) Germain Gigounon (Bel) 16

1000.(1000) Jolan Cailleau (Bel) 10

1003.(1004) Michael Geerts (Bel) 10

1226.(1229) Joran Vliegen (Bel) 4

1414.(1417) Benjamin Dhoe (Bel) 3

1416.(1420) Laurens Verboven (Bel) 2

1567.(1574) Victor Poncelet (Bel) 2

1586.(1592) Seppe Cuypers (Bel) 1

1586.(1592) Daniel Grunberger (Bel) 1

1586.(1592) Alec Witmeur (Bel) 1

1667.(1672) Loic Cloes (Bel) 1

1667.(1672) Gaetan De Lovinfosse (Bel) 1

1667.(1672) Sander Gille (Bel) 1

1746.(1752) Philippe Gelade (Bel) 1

1821.(1824) Simon Beaupain (Bel) 1

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