After Holger Rune’s victory over Novak Djokovic at the Rolex Paris Masters, the last Masters 1000 of the season, there are many changes in the Top 10. If the Spaniards Alcaraz and Nadal remain respectively first and second in the world, the rest of the ranking has been eventful. This includes Holger Rune, who arrives at the 10th place in the world.
In fact, out of the 20 best players in the world, 17 have seen their ranking change this Monday compared to last week! The top two, Alcaraz and Nadal, are separated by just 1,000 points, which means Nadal can still hope to finish the year as the world’s No. 1 if he wins his first ATP Finals in Turin. Stefanos Tsitsipas, semi-finalist at the Rolex Paris Masters, is back on the podium and can also dream of becoming world number one if he wins in Turin.
For the other players in the Top 10, the ATP throne at the end of the season is no longer accessible. If Daniil Medvedev (5th) and Novak Djokovic (8th) lost respectively two and one place this Monday after losing their points of Bercy and the Masters 2021, other players continue their progression. This is the case of Felix Auger-Aliassime, now 6th in the world at the age of 22 after seeing his 16-match winning streak come to an end in the semi-finals in Paris against Holger Rune. The Dane finally won the tournament and moved up eight spots to achieve the best ranking of his career at 19 years old: 10th. He started the season ranked 103rd…
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