Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released today in Madrid. Spaniard Garbine Muguruza led the Women’s singles rankings. Nadal, 16-time Grand Slam champion, on Sunday won his third US Open title with a dominating 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 victory over big-serving South African Kevin Anderson.
Switzerland’s Roger Federer moved to the second position, while Britain’s Andy Murray, who is out of action due to a hip injury, came third. German Alexander Zverev jumped to the fourth position, ahead of Marin Cilic. Serbia’s Novak Djokovic moved down to the sixth place, while Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka dropped four positions to occupy the eighth.
In Women’s, Muguruza tops the rankings, while Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova dropped three positions to hold the fourth place. Simona Halep of Romania came in second, followed by Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina.
United States Venus Williams jumped four places to occupy the fifth position, ahead of sixth placed Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark. Slovakia’s Dominika Cibulkova climbed to ninth spot, while Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko grabbed the 10th position.