Novak Djokovic maintains huge lead in this weeks ATP World rankings

Novak Djokovic has maintained a huge lead in the latest ATP world rankings after his Madrid Masters victory, but Dominic Thiem and Stefanos Tsitsipas are moving up.

The Serb has 12,115 points to be ahead of Rafael Nadal (7945) and Roger Federer (5770).

Roger Federer in action in Madrid Masters keeps #3 spot Photo Chryslene Caillaud

Madrid semi-finalist Thiem climbs one spot into fourth, and beaten finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas moves from ninth to seventh.

Photo Chryslene Caillaud

Beaten Madrid Finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas (L) moves up from 9th to 7th

In the women’s, Australia’s Ashleigh Barty remains at No.9, while Naomi Osaka spends another week on top of the WTA world rankings after Simona Halep’s loss in the Madrid Open final.

Naomi OSAKA of Japan  holds on to the #1 ranking following Simona Haelp’s loss in Mdrid Final  Photo Andy Cheung- ArcK Images/International Sports Fotos

Osaka tops the list with 6356 points ahead of Romanian Halep who has 6117.

German Angelique Kerber is third while Kiki Bertens has risen from seventh to a career-high fourth after beating Halep on Saturday in the Madrid decider for her biggest career success.

Photo Chryslene Caillaud

Kiki Bertens  moves up from  #7 to career high #4 after win over Simona Halep   

ATP TOP 10 as of May 13 (previous ranking in brackets):

* 1. (1) Novak Djokovic, Serbia, 12,115 points

* 2. (2) Rafael Nadal, Spain, 7945

* 3. (3) Roger Federer, Switzerland, 5770

* 4. (5) Dominic Thiem, Austria, 4845

* 5. (4) Alexander Zverev, Germany, 4745

* 6. (7) Kei Nishikori, Japan, 3860

* 7. (9) Stefanos Tsitsipas, Greece, 3790

* 8. (6) Kevin Anderson, South Africa, 3755

* 9. (8) Juan Martin del Potro, Argentina, 3145

* 10. (11) Marin Cilic, Croatia, 3025.

WTA TOP 10 as of May 13 (previous ranking in parenthesis):

* 1. (1) Naomi Osaka, Japan, 6356 points

* 2. (3) Simona Halep, Romania, 6117

* 3. (4) Angelique Kerber, Germany, 5285

* 4. (7) Kiki Bertens, Netherlands, 5115

* 5. (2) Petra Kvitova, Czech Republic, 5050

* 6. (6) Elina Svitolina, Ukraine, 4866

* 7. (5) Karolina Pliskova, Czech Republic, 4786

* 8. (8) Sloane Stephens, United States, 4656

* 9. (9) Ashleigh Barty, Australia, 4425

* 10. (10) Aryna Sabalenka, Belarus, 3500.

Written by Peter Rowe for Grandslamtennis.online. To read more visit grandslamtennis.online

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