Medvedev is approaching Djokovic and moving away from Nadal after Canada

Daniil Medvedev is the biggest winner of the week in the world of tennis, not only because of his title in the 1000 Masters in Canada, But because of what this victory also raises to him in the ATP rankings, the Russian solidifies in second place.

Another week, they go 334, Novak Djokovic continues to expand his legend at the top of the table with 12,113 points, which is the same as last week not to compete in Canada. He has already competed in Canada, and also won the Russian title Daniil Medvedev, who has 1000 champion points and is already 1500 points behind Djokovic In the ranking with 10,620.

but neverthelessThis week, the gap between Djokovic and Medvedev for the Serbs could increase or decrease for the Russian as they both defend 1000 points as the Cincinnati Masters 1000 champions in 2020 and 2019 respectively. In any case, there will be no surprise from Russia ahead of the US Open although just over 500 points could be put in place if Djokovic falls in the first rounds and Medvedev reconfirms the title.

Greek S closes out the podium in qualifying this weekTiffanos Tsitsipas with 8,350 points, more than 500 points ahead of Rafael Nadal who remains fourth for another week with 7,815 points. After giving up competition in Canada and that he won’t be competing in Cincinnati either, the Spaniard isn’t defending points.

However, Nadal’s absence could benefit from that Cincinnati’s Alexander Zverev appears this week in fifth place in the standings with 7,263 points., so that he can overtake the Balearic Islands if he wins the title. The top ten were completed by Dominic Thiem, Andrey Rublev, Matteo Berrettini, Roger Federer and Denis Shapovalov.

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As for the Spanish tennis players, the impressive performances of Casper Ruud and Hubert Hurkacz in Canada saw Pablo Carreno drop to 13th in the rankings with 3,260 points, while Roberto Bautista moved up. to 16th place with 2,720. Also remaining this week in the top 100 are: Alejandro Davodovic, Albert Ramos, Carlos Alcaraz, Jomi Munnar, Pablo Andajar, Pedro Martinez, Feliciano Lopez and Roberto Karpeles.

ATP ranking as of August 16, 2021

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 12,113 points

2. Daniil Medvedev (Russia) 10.620.2007

3. Stefanos Tsitsipas 8350

4 – Rafa Nadal (Spain) 7815

5. Alexander Zverev (ALE) 7.263

6. Dominic Tim (Australia) 7.005

7. Andrei Rublev (Russia) 6.005

8. Matteo Berrettini (ITA) 5.533

9. Roger Federer (Switzerland) 4.215

10. Denis Shapovalov (Canada) 3,625

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11. Casper Rod (NOR) 3.350.000

12- Hubert Hurkacz (Poland) 3,288

13. Pablo Carreno (Spain) 3,260

16- Roberto Bautista (Spain) 2720

23. Riley Opelka (USA) 2.341

34- Alejandro Davidovic (Spain) 1,723

49. Albert Ramos (ESP) 1.378

55- Carlos Alcaraz (Spain) 1,196

68- Jaume Munnar (Spain) 1,022

75- Pablo Andujar 970

77- Pedro Martinez (Spain) 951

95- Feliciano Lopez (Spain) 823

97. Roberto Carpeles (ESP) 819

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