As is often the case, a Grand Slam causes major changes or many variations in the world ranking. In fact, Changes were registered in the Top 10 of the ATP and there, as in other sectors, there were tennis players who achieved their best position, such as Casper Ruud, Andrey Rublev, Matteo Berrettini, Cristian Garin and Carlos Alcaraz, among others.
The first beneficiary this Monday was Ruud, who despite not having a good performance at the US Open was able to get into the top 10 of the classification for the first time in his career. Thus, he made history for Norway by displacing Canadian Denis Shapovalov from 10th place.
Ruud was one of many players to reach his highest career ranking position this week. Within the Top 10, there were two others that reached their peak: Russian Andrey Rublev climbed two places and is the new No. 5, dropping Spanish Rafael Nadal to 6th, while Italian Matteo Berrettini rose to 7th place.
The ATP list continues to be headed by Serbian Novak Djokovic, who saw his double dream frustrated, of being the top Grand Slam winner by failing to reach 21st and of not being able to complete the annual Grand Slam at the US Open, since this year had celebrated the titles in Australia, Roland Garros and Wimbledon.
Russian Daniil Medvedev, with a memorable task, overcame him in straight sets in the final in New York and is his firm escort, while Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas completes the podium.
Among Latin Americans, the Argentine Diego Schwartzman remained the leader, but fell one place and figure No. 15, while the Chilean Cristian Garin took advantage of the falls of other colleagues, rose two positions and achieved his best position, being No. 17 of the world.
For his part, the Spanish ascendant Carlos Alcaraz, 18 years old, Tsitsipas executioner in New York, improved from 55 ° to 38 ° in the ATP ranking and is already the fourth best in his country, thanks to the fact that he arrived for the first time in his career to the quarterfinals in a Grand Slam.
ATP WORLD RANKING:
1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) (=) 12,113 points
2. Daniil Medvedev (RUS) (=) 10.780
3. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) (=) 8,350
4. Alexander Zverev (GER) (=) 7.760
5. Andrey Rublev (RUS) (+2) 6.130
6. Rafael Nadal (ESP) (-1) 5,815
7. Matteo Berrettini (ITA) (+1) 5,173
8. Dominic Thiem (AUT) (-2) 4.995
9. Roger Federer (SUI) (=) 3.765
10. Casper Ruud (NOR) (+1) 3.440
THE LATIN AMERICANS IN THE TOP 100:
15. Diego Schwartzman (ARG) (-1) 2.800
17. Cristian Garin (CHI) (+2) 2,510
46. Federico Delbonis (ARG) (+1) 1.410
61. Federicio Coria (ARG) (+1) 1.024
67. Facundo Bagnis (ARG) (+13) 985
82. Guido Pella (ARG) (+3) 914
91. Thiago Monteiro (BRA) (+1) 832
97. Pablo Cuevas (URU) (+3) 777