David Goffin, who last weekend injured, had to specify in the semi-finals of the Masters 1.000 tournament in Cincinnati, is the new ATP rankings, one spot increased and is again tenth. The Serb Novak Djokovic, the winner in Cincinnati, rose four places to the sixth spot.
At the top, the Spaniard Rafael Nadal the lead. Behind him remained the top four unchanged. The Swiss Roger Federer is second, followed by the Argentinian Juan Martin Del Potro and the German Alexander Zverev.
The South-African Kevin Anderson, who in Cincinnati in the third round, was eliminated by Goffin, rose from six to five. The Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov (8th, -3) and the Austrian Dominic Thiem (9th, -1) had to return.
After Goffin there were no major changes to note in the rankings of the best Belgians. Ruben Bemelmans (129th, +1), Arthur De Greef (247ste, +2) and Kimmer Coppejans (289ste, -6) approximately remained at their place. Steve Darcis (303de, -8), which this season is still not played by a elleboogblessure, dropped down again, a bit further away.
Mertens loses one place
Elise Mertens is on the new WTA ranking one place down. The Limburg is now number fifteen in the world, with 3090 points. At the top kept everything in the old. The Romanian Simona Halep (8061) retained its monstervoorsprong on the Danish Caroline Wozniacki (5975) and the American Sloane Stephens (5482).
The Dutch Kiki Bertens (17 to 13), winner in Cincinnati, made the largest leap in the top twenty. The Spanish Garbine Muguruza (nine to twelve) showed the most striking decrease noted.
In addition to Mertens remained also the other high ranked Belgian women almost status quo. Alison Van Uytvanck (WTA 38) fell one spot, Kirsten Flipkens (WTA 48) remained on its place, and Yanina Wickmayer (WTA 95) rose one spot. Maryna Zanevska (WTA 219) made a free fall of 58 places.