(Paris) The Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz took over from the Serbian Novak Djokovic the place of world No.1 after a show of force on Sunday in the final of the Indian Wells Masters 1000, according to the ranking published Monday by the ATP.
Aged 19, Alcaraz had already sat on the roof of the tennis world in September 2022, after his coronation at the United States Open.
He is now 260 points ahead of “Djoko”, absent in California, because not vaccinated against COVID-19, and who will also miss the Masters 1000 in Miami from Wednesday.
The Russian Daniil Medvedev, victim of Alcaraz on Sunday, gains a place despite his defeat and becomes 5e world.
The Canadian Félix Auger-Aliassime is the other big winner of the week with a jump of four places (6e).
On the other hand, the American Taylor Fritz, defending champion in Indian Wells and beaten in the quarter-finals, slipped five places (10e).
Finally, an era is coming to an end for Rafael Nadal who leaves the top 10 for the first time in 18 years.
The Spaniard, co-holder of the record for Grand Slam victories won (22 with Djokovic) and injured since the Australian Open falls to 13e place. He was part of the elite of world tennis since April 2005.
- Carlos Alcaraz (ESP) 7420 pts (+1)
- Novak Djokovic (SRB) 7160 (-1)
- Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 5770
- Casper Ruud (NOR) 5560
- Daniil Medvedev (RUS) 4330 (+1)
- Félix Auger-Aliassime (CAN) 3415 (+4)
- Andrey Rublev (RUS) 3390
- Holger Rune (DAN) 3325
- Hubert Hurkacz (POL) 3065 (+2)
- Taylor Fritz (Is.-U.) 2975 (-5)
- Jannik Sinner (ITA) 2925 (+2)
- Cameron Norrie (GBR) 2815
- Rafael Nadal (ESP) 2715 (-4)
- Frances Tiafoe (USA) 2710 (+2)
- Alexander Zverev (ALL) 2580 (-1)
- Karen Khachanov (RUS) 2505 (-1)
- Pablo Carreno (ESP) 2230
- Alex De Minaur (AUS) 2085
- Tommy Paul (Is.-U.) 2045
- Born Coric (CRO) 1905