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David Goffin keeps 21st place on the almost unchanged ranking

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David Goffin continues to Monday, the number 21 of the world in the mannentennis. In the new world ranking, there are hardly any changes to record.

Last week there were no ATP tournaments on the calendar, because in the Davis Cup was played. Belgium placed itself in and against Brazil for the finals week in november in Madrid. The team of Johan Van Herck did that without any containers Goffin, Ruben Bemelmans (132nd) and Steve Darcis (311e, +2).

In their absence sparkled Kimmer Copperjans (194e, +1) on the indoorgravel in Uberlandia by his two enkelwedstrijden to win against Rogerio Dutra Silva (ATP 138) and Thiago Monteiro (ATP 108). In addition, stuntten Sander Gille and Joran Vliegen in the doubles against specialists Bruno Soares and Marcelo Melo.

Arthur De Greef (202e) lost openingsmatch against Monteiro.

Most of the top players charges the past week as a period of rest after the Australian Open. The full top twenty of the ATP ranking continues Monday with the old. Novak Djokovic, who is in Melbourne for the seventh time triumphed, leads for Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev.

Elise Mertens remains 21st on the WTA-ranking, other Belgians are gaining ground

Elise Mertens reserves Monday her 21st place in the new world ranking of the vrouwentennis. She continues to be the Belgian number 1 for Alison Van Uytvanck (50th) and Kirsten Flipkens (53rd). That go both two banks ahead.

Van Uytvanck and Flipkens were last week, both to get started on tournament in St.-Petersburg. Van Uytvanck beat there Flipkens in the first round and lost, then the White Russian scrog Aryna Sabalenka.

This week, Mertens, Van Uytvanck and Flipkens will have to work in the Fed Cup against France. They form a quartet with Ysaline Bonaventure. That took, as qualifier, also in the second round in Saint-Petersburg. On the ranking rises fourteen places to number 134. That’s seven place lower ranked than Yanina Wickmayer. ‘Wicky’ was last week kwartfinaliste on the ITF-tournament in the American Midland. She climbs in the rankings from 136 to 127.

Maryna Zanevska, halvefinaliste on the ITF-tournament in the Australian Launceston, 24 pitches forward and ends up at position 193.

At the top of the ranking retains the Japanese Naomi Osaka, the winner of the Australian Open, the first place for the Czech Petra Kvitova and the Romanian Simona Halep. The Dutch Kiki Bertens remains, despite its title, in St. Petersburg, hang on to eighth place.

The 18-year-old Ukrainian Dayana Yastremska see its title in the Thai Hua Hin is translated in a beautiful jump. They go from 47 to 34.

The ATP rankings of Monday 4 February (between brackets the ranking of 28 January):

1. (1) Novak Djokovic (Ser) 10955 points

2. (2) Rafael Nadal (Spa) 8320

3. (3) Alexander Zverev (Ger) 6475

4. (4) Juan Martin del Potro (Arg) 5060

5. (5) Kevin Anderson (ZAf) 4845

6. (6) Roger Federer (Sui) 4600

7. (7) Kei Nishikori (Jap) 4100

8. (8) Dominic Thiem (Austria) 3960

9. (9) John Cheney, Who (VSt) 3155

10.(10) Marin Cilic (Kro) 3140

11.(11) Karen Khachanov (Rus) 2880

12.(12) Stefanos Tsitsipas (Gre) 2805

13.(13) Borna Coric (Kro) 2605

14.(14) Milos Raonic (Can) 2250

15.(15) Fabio Fognini (Ita) 2225

16.(16) Daniil Medvedev (Rus) 2000

17.(17) Lucas Pouille (Fra) 1955

18.(18) Roberto Bautista Agut (Spa) 1955

19.(19) Marco Cecchinato (Ita) 1870

20.(20) Diego Schwartzman (Arg) 1835

++ 21.(21) David Goffin (BEL) 1830

132.(132) Ruben Bemelmans 426

194.(195) Kimmer Coppejans 265

202.(202) Arthur De Greef 253

302.(301) Joris De Loore 112

311.(313) Steve Darcis 100

419.(419) Zizou Bergs 26

456.(457) Yannick Mertens 18

521.(520) Germain Gigounon 10

578.(580) Sander Gille 5

587.(576) Christopher Heyman 5

604.(607) Michael Geerts 3

655.(655) Jeroen Vanneste 1

667.(667) Niels Desein 1

680.(683) Omar Salman 1

The WTA rankings from Monday 4 February (between brackets the ranking of 28 January):

1. (1) Naomi Osaka (Jap) 7030 pts

2. (2) Petra Kvitova (Ch) 5920

3. (3) Simona Halep (Roe) 5582

4. (4) Sloane Stephens (Usa) 5307

5. (5) Karolina Pliskova (Ch) 5100

6. (6) Angelique Kerber (Ger) 4965

7. (7) Elina Svitolina (M) 4940

8. (8) Kiki Bertens (Ned) 4845

9.(10) Aryna Sabalenka (WRu) 3565

10.(9) Caroline Wozniacki (Den) 3467

11.(11) Serena Williams (Usa) 3406

12.(13) Anastasija Sevastova (Let) 3330

13.(14) Ashleigh Barty (Aus) 3285

14.(12) Darya Kasatkina (Rus) 3230

15.(15) Garbine Muguruza (Spa) 3040

16.(16) Julia Görges (Ger) 2910

17.(17) Madison Keys (Usa) 2786

18.(18) Qiang Wang (Chn) 2605

19.(19), Caroline Garcia (Fra) 2550

20.(20) Anett Kontaveit (Est) 2355

++ 21.(21) Elise Mertens (BEL) 2335

50.(52) Alison Van Uytvanck 1080

53.(55) Kirsten Flipkens 1010

127.(136) Yanina Wickmayer 482

134.(148) Ysaline Bonaventure 467

193.(217) Maryna Zanevska 303

242.(241) Kimberley Zimmerman 234

254.(255) Greet Minnen 213

278.(281) Marie Benoit 180

391.(401) Helene Scholsen 88

576.(550) Tamaryn Hendler 28

673.(672) An-Sophie Mestach 16

682.(697) Lara Salden 15

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