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Goffin holds on ATP ranking while Coppejans jump, Mertens loses a place on WTA ranking

47c88aa45e5958c23382e7a1b95ab571 - Goffin holds on ATP ranking while Coppejans jump, Mertens loses a place on WTA ranking

There are Monday few shifts down in the new world of the mannentennis. In the top twenty of nothing is moving and also David Goffin keeps his 21st place. Kimmer Coppejans makes it through his semi-final on the Challenger in Murcia or a jump.

Most of the highlights came last week, not in action to save some strength for the Masters 1.000 tournament of Monte Carlo. That translates into a status quo at the top of the ATP rankings. The Serb Novak Djokovic remains the number 1 for the Spaniard Rafael Nadal and the German Alexander Zverev. That last came to the tournament of Marrakesh, but it was already in the second round off.

The race, the Moroccan graveltoernooi went to Frenchman Benoit Paire. Which rises Monday 26 places and ended up at number 43. Four places lower, the Chileen Cristian Garin. Also who climbs, after his victory in Houston, and 26 positions.

Kimmer Coppejans plunged last week to the last four on the graveltoernooi of Murcia. In the ranking rises from 196 to 181. He is still the fourth Belgian after Goffin (21st), Ruben Bemelmans (167e, -4) and Arthur De Greef (177, -1).

Mertens lose a place on WTA ranking

Elise Mertens falls Monday in the new world of the vrouwentennis of seventeen to eighteen. The Limburg decided her title on the graveltoernooi of Lugano, not to defend, and thereby 220 points return. The German Julia Görges takes advantage and jumps on the ranking on Mertens.

Incidentally, this is the only change in the top twenty. The Japanese Naomi Osaka retains the first place for the Romanian Simona Halep and Czech Petra Kvitova.

Alison Van Uytvanck remains at number 52, Kirsten Flipkens drops from 55 to 59.

The risers of the week are named Amanda Anisimova and Poland Hercog. Anisimova won Sunday, on her 17th in the Colombian Bogota her first WTA title. The young American is on the ranking rewarded with a jump from 76 to 54.

The Slovenian Hercog recorded in Lugano, her third WTA tournament. She climbs 25 places to number 64.

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