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Nadal lost Federer again as number one, Goffin and Mertens rise in ranking

cc09499acefc9031592515661f408c70 - Nadal lost Federer again as number one, Goffin and Mertens rise in ranking

Rafael Nadal may Monday once again the number 1 in the world. The Spaniard, who on Sunday of the Masters 1.000 tournament of Rome, in his own name wrote, takes the highest place on the podium of the Swiss Roger Federer.

Federer holds on the second place, the German Alexander Zverev. The Croat Marin Cilic follows as the fourth, for the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov.

David Goffin, in Rome, the quarterfinals took, rises a place, and is ninth. Also Ruben Bemelmans is a place forward to 111. Steve Darcis (-75), who had a time on the side with a elleboogblessure, drops further away to the 236e position. Arthur De Greef is after a fall of 28 places in the top 250.

Elise Mertens wins a place on WTA ranking

Elise Mertens wins Monday, a position on the new world ranking in the vrouwentennis. She is once again sixteen.

Belgium’s best player came in last week not in action, but move down a place because the Dutch Kiki Bertens three positions on the ranking drops. The Dutch makes the biggest fall in the top twenty and going from place fifteen to eighteen.

The top three remains untouched. The Romanian Simona Halep tops the list, for the Danish Caroline Wozniacki and the Spanish Garbiñe Muguruza. In the top five, there is a change. The Latvian Jelena Ostapenko takes the fifth place of Czech Karolina Pliskova. The rest of the top ten does not change.

What stands out in the rankings is the big jump of Maria Sharapova. The Russian throws thanks to her place in the semi-finals in the WTA-tournament of Rome from the 40th to 29th place.

Alison Van Uytvanck wins three places (46th) and remains the second Belgian tennis player, Kirsten Flipkens (69th, +1).

The ATP rankings of Monday, may 21:

1. Rafael Nadal (Spa) 8.770 pts (+1)

2. Roger Federer (Sui) 8.670 (-1)

3. Alexander Zverev (Ger) 5.615

4. Marin Cilic (Kro) Brought With Her 4,950 (+1)

5. Grigor Dimitrov (Bul) 4.870 (-1)

6. Juan Martin Del Potro (Arg) 4.450

7. Kevin Anderson (ZAf) 3.635

8. Dominic Thiem (Austria) 3.195

++9. David Goffin (Bel) 3.020 (+1)

10. John Cheney, Who (VSt) 2.955 (-1)

11. Pablo Carreno (Spa) 2.415

12. Diego Schwartzman (Arg) 2.165 (+3)

13. Sam Querrey (Usa) 2.140 (-1)

14. Roberto Bautista (Spa) 2.120 (-1)

15. Jack Sock (Usa) 2.110 (-1)

16. Lucas Pouille (Fra) 2.030

17. Kyle Edmund (GBR) 1.950 (+2)

18. Tomas Berdych (Ch) 1.900 (-1)

19. Fabio Fognini (Ita) 1.895 (+2)

20. Hyeon Chung (Micro) 1.775

111. Ruben Bemelmans 490 (+1)

236. Steve Darcis 241 (-75)

250. Arthur De Greef 223 (-28)

274. Julien Cagnina. 194 (+1)

292. Christopher Heyman 174 (+1)

345. Yannick Mertens 141 (-3)

351. Joris De Loore 135 (-8)

371. Kimmer Coppejans 120 (-9)

402. Yannick Vandenbulcke 102 (-9)

453. Niels Desein 82

459. Maxime Authom 80 (-1)

513. Zizou Bergs 64 (+27)

523. Clement Geens 62 (-1)

538. Germain Gigounon 59 (-3)

560. Romain Barbosa 54 (-3)

569. Jeroen Vanneste 53 (-5)

582. Yannick Reuter 50 (-6-

592. Jonas Merckx 49 (-7)

672. Maxime Pauwels (35 (+8)

800. Julien Dubail 22 (-5)

828. Omar Salman 20 (-8)

1012. Michael Geerts 10 (-6)

The WTA ranking on Monday, may 21 (between brackets the ranking on 14 may):

1. (1) Simona Halep (Roe) 7270 points

2. (2) Caroline Wozniacki (Den) 6935

3. (3) Garbine Muguruza (Spa) 6010

4. (4) Elina Svitolina (M) 5505

5. (6) Jelena Ostapenko (Note) 5382

6. (5) Karolina Pliskova (Ch) 5335

7. (7) Caroline Garcia (Fra) 5170

8. (8) Petra Kvitova (Ch) 4550

9. (9) Venus Williams (Usa) 4201

10. (10) Sloane Stephens (Usa) 4164

11. (11) Julia Görges (Ger) 3090

12.(11) Angelique Kerber (Ger) 3040

13.(14) Madison Keys (Usa) 2826

14.(13) Daria Kasatkina (Rus) 2825

15.(16) Coco Vandeweghe (Usa) 2533

++ 16.(17) Elise Mertens (Bel) 2525

17.(18) Ashleigh Barty (Aus) 2328

18.(15) Kiki Bertens (Ned) 2250

19.(19) Magdalena Rybarikova (Slk) 2225

20.(20) Anastasija Sevastova (Let) 2225

46.(49) Alison Van Uytvanck (Bel) 1173

69.(70) Kirsten Flipkens (Bel) 846

101.(100) Yanina Wickmayer (Bel) 662

132.(133) Ysaline Bonaventure (Bel) 462

153.(154) Maryna Zanevska (Bel) 395

323.(321) Kimberley Zimmermann (Bel) 144

366.(365) Marie Benoit (Bel) 114

411.(410) An-Sophie Mestach (Bel) 92

416.(416) Tamaryn Hendler (Bel) 90

501.(504) Helene Scholsen (Bel) 65

518.(518) Magali Kempen (Bel) 60

542.(538) Elyne Boeykens (Bel) 55

621.(626) Britt Geukens (Bel) 39

622.(641) Margaux Bovy (Bel) 38

658.(664) Eliessa Vanlangendonck (Bel) 34

663.(668) Greet Minnen (Bel) 33

779.(702) Deborah Kerfs (Bel) 21

848.(852) Catherine Chantraine (Bel) 17

894.(896) Luna Meers (Bel) 14

903.(902) Michaela Boev (Bel) 14

967.(964) Lara Salden (Bel) 10

1058.(1056) Axana Mareen (Bel) 7

1101.(1103) Chelsea Vanhoutte (Bel) 6

1124.(1125) Justine Pysson (Bel) 5

1188.(1184) Mathilde Devits (Bel) 4

1218.(1213) Zoi Meers (Bel) 3

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