Rafael Nadal, Simona Halep Maintain Top Spots In ATP Ranking
Spain’s Rafael Nadal continued to lead the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,260 points, ahead of Switzerland’s Roger Federer. This week’s top 10 remained unchanged except for Kevin Anderson of South Africa and Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, who exchanged places to be ranked eighth and ninth, respectively. Meanwhile, Georgia’s Nikoloz Basilashvili jumped 11 positions up to the 23rd, after claiming China Open title last fortnight.
In women, Romania’s Simona Halep maintained No. 1 spot in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday, ahead of Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki. Japan’s Naomi Osaka jumped two positions to the fourth, while Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, Sloane Stephens of the United States, Julia Goerges of Germany as well as Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands, all jumped one spot to be ranked sixth, eighth, ninth and 10th respectively.