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Goffin retain place in first ten on the ATP-ranking, Wickmayer again in the top 100 in the women’s

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After his eleventh victory in Monte Carlo continues to be the Spaniard Rafael Nadal the Monday published ATP ranking phase. Also the position of David Goffin does not change, he is still tenth. The Also was in Monte Carlo in the quarter-finals eliminated by the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov (ATP 5).

On the clay in Monte Carlo won Nadal for the 31st time a Masters 1.000 tournament, a record. The Spaniard does so better than the Serb Novak Djokovic (ATP 12), good for 30 titles at that level. ‘Rafa’ was in Monte Carlo no slip afford it, because Roger Federer was threatened in that case to him of the lead to be disposed of. The Swiss, second in the world rankings, stores, like last year, the gravelseizoen about.

The German Alexander Zverev, a semi-finalist in Monte Carlo, leapfrogging with the Croatian Marin Cilic, and is now third. The Japanese Kei Nishikori, who in the finale without a chance lost to Nadal, book fourteen places of profit and is on the 22nd place.

Ruben Bemelmans is on the 107th place of the second Belgian on the ATP-ranking. Steve Darcis is 139e. Both rise one place.

Wickmayer is again in top 100

On the Monday, published new WTA rankings are no changes in the top twenty after a weekend where many players aantraden in the Fed Cup. At the top of the standings remains the Romanian Simona Halep, the paste swinging for the Danish Caroline Wozniacki and the Spanish Garbine Muguruza.

Yanina Wickmayer entered the tournament in the Chinese Zhengzhou, where they are in the semi-finals kicked off. Thanks to that performance, she makes her comeback in the top 100. Wickmayer rises nine places and is now on the 98th place.

So, there are four Belgian players in the top 100. Elise Mertens retains its seventeenth place. Alison Van Uytvanck climbs from 50 to 49. Kirsten Flipkens is still in 70th. The trio went last weekend with 0-4 at the longest end in the Fed Cup encounter with Italy in Genoa. Belgium insured the preservation in Wereldgroep I.

The ATP ranking on Monday 23 april (between brackets the ranking on 16 april):

1. (1) Rafael Nadal (Spa) 8770 points

2. (2) Roger Federer (Sui) 8670

3. (4) Alexander Zverev (Ger) 5195

4. (3) Marin Cilic (Kro) 4985

5. (5) Grigor Dimitrov (Bul) 4950

6. (6) Juan Martin del Potro (Arg) 4470

7. (7) Dominic Thiem (Austria) 3755

8. (8) Kevin Anderson (ZAf) 3390

9. (9) John Cheney, Who (VSt) 3125

++ 10.(10) David Goffin (Bel) 2930

11.(12) Pablo Carreno Busta (Spa) 2305

12.(13) Novak Djokovic (Ser) 2220

13.(14) Sam Querrey (Usa) 2220

14.(11) Lucas Pouille (Fra) 2200

15.(16) Roberto Bautista Agut (Spa) 2175

16.(17) Jack Sock (Usa) 2155

17.(15) Diego Schwartzman (Arg) 2130

18.(18), Tomas Berdych (Ch) 2060

19.(19) Hyeon Chung (Micro) 1897

20.(20) Fabio Fognini (Ita) 1840

107.(108) Ruben Bemelmans (Bel) 523

139.(140) Steve Darcis (Bel) 396

259.(258) Julien Cagnina (Bel) 199

286.(269) Christopher Heyman (Bel) 175

288.(287) Arthur De Greef (Bel) 173

319.(322) Joris De Loore (Bel) 148

338.(313) Kimmer Coppejans (Bel) 138

339.(336) Yannick Mertens (Bel) 137

391.(397) Yannick Vandenbulcke (Bel) 104

449.(448) Maxime Authom (Bel) 82

450.(451) Niels Desein (Bel) 82

483.(482) Clement Geens (Bel) 72

509.(510) Yannik Reuter (Bel) 65

546.(543) Jonas Merckx (Bel) 56

553.(574) Germain Gigounon (Bel) 55

555.(557) Romain Barbosa (Bel) 55

566.(567) Jeroen Vanneste (Bel) 53

638.(638) Zizou Bergs (Bel) 39

685.(685) Maxime Pauwels (Bel) 32

777.(771) Julien Dubail (Bel) 23

790.(786) Omar Salman (Bel) 22

992.(995) Michael Geerts (Bel) 10

997.(997) Jolan Cailleau (Bel) 10

1179.(1182) Sander Gille (Bel) 5

1404.(1408) Benjamin Dhoe (Bel) 3

1409.(1411) Laurens Verboven (Bel) 2

1538.(1543) Victor Poncelet (Bel) 2

1583.(1588) Seppe Cuypers (Bel) 1

1583.(1588) Daniel Grunberger (Bel) 1

1583.(1588) Joran Vliegen (Bel) 1

1583.(1588) Alec Witmeur (Bel) 1

1677.(1680) Loic Cloes (Bel) 1

1677.(1680) Gaetan De Lovinfosse (Bel) 1

1761.(1765), Philippe Gelade (Bel) 1

1913.(1913) Simon Beaupain (Bel) 1

The WTA ranking on Monday 23 april (between brackets the ranking on 16 april):

1. (1) Simona Halep (Roe) 8140 points

2. (2) Caroline Wozniacki (Den) 6790

3. (3) Garbine Muguruza (Spa) 6065

4. (4) Elina Svitolina (M) 5630

5. (5) Jelena Ostapenko (Note) 5307

6. (6) Karolina Pliskova (Ch) 4730

7. (7) Caroline Garcia (Fra) 4615

8. (8) Venus Williams (Usa) 4276

9. (9) Sloane Stephens (Usa) 3938

10.(10) Petra Kvitova (Ch) 3271

11.(11) Julia Görges (Ger) 2980

12.(12) Angelique Kerber (Ger) 2971

13.(13) Madison Keys (Usa) 2722

14.(14) Daria Kasatkina (Rus) 2570

15.(15) Anastasija Sevastova (Let) 2545

16.(16) Coco Vandeweghe (Usa) 2488

17.(17) Elise Mertens (BEL) 2420

18.(18) Magdalena Rybarikova (Slk) 2350

19.(19) Ashleigh Barty (Aus) 2318

20.(20) Kristina Mladenovic (Fra) 2280

49.(50) Alison Van Uytvanck (Bel) 1116

70.(70) Kirsten Flipkens (Bel) 846

98.(107) Yanina Wickmayer (Bel) 658

133.(133) Ysaline Bonaventure (Bel) 475

153.(154) Maryna Zanevska (Bel) 390

308.(307) Kimberley Zimmermann (Bel) 148

366.(349) Marie Benoit (Bel) 112

413.(433) Tamaryn Hendler (Bel) 90

418.(416) An-Sophie Mestach (Bel) 88

449.(447) Helene Scholsen (Bel) 77

511.(494) Magali Kempen (Bel) 62

522.(506) Elyne Boeykens (Bel) 59

616.(617) Britt Geukens (Bel) 40

632.(633) Margaux Bovy (Bel) 37

648.(651) Eliessa Vanlangendonck (Bel) 34

698.(698) Deborah Kerfs (Bel) 28

708.(710) Greet Minnen (Bel) 26

832.(836) Catherine Chantraine (Bel) 18

894.(894) Luna Meers (Bel) 14

902.(902) Michaela Boev (Bel) 14

963.(964) Lara Salden (Bel) 10

1057.(1059) Axana Mareen (Bel) 7

1098.(1098) Chelsea Vanhoutte (Bel) 6

1124.(1123) Justine Pysson (Bel) 5

1179.(1177) Mathilde Devits (Bel) 4

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