Djokovic reinforces top place in ATP rankings

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic.

Madrid, ┬áNovak Djokovic consolidated his lead in the latest men’s tennis rankings of the ATP after he won the Madrid Open on Sunday.

The Serb has 12,115 points ranking first, followed by Spain’s Rafael Nadal (7,945) and Roger Federer of Switzerland (5,770), reports Xinhua news agency.

Madrid Open semi-finalist Dominic Thiem of Austria rose to fourth place, and Madrid Open finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas from Greece went up from ninth to seventh.

Following are the latest ATP rankings (previous ranking in parenthesis):

1. (1) Novak Djokovic, Serbia, 12,115 points
2. (2) Rafael Nadal, Spain, 7,945
3. (3) Roger Federer, Switzerland, 5,770
4. (5) Dominic Thiem, Austria, 4,845
5. (4) Alexander Zverev, Germany, 4,745
6. (7) Kei Nishikori, Japan, 3860
7. (9) Stefanos Tsitsipas, Greece, 3,790
8. (6) Kevin Anderson, South Africa, 3,755
9. (8) Juan Martin del Potro, Argentina, 3,145
10. (11) Marin Cilic, Croatia, 3,025