His greatest titles give him a special award, an added bonus. Sunday’s champion Jannik Sinner in Toronto won his first Masters 1000-level tournament at the Canadian Open, thus achieving a two-location promotion to his highest position as a professional, being the new No. 6 in the world rankings of dand ATP.
Sinner completed a dream week and won his first Masters 1000 tournament, after losing in the previous two finals in that category, always on hard surfaces. Specifically, in Toronto, He became the first Italian to win the M1000 race on concrete and the second overall from his country in the championships of this hierarchyAfter Fabio Fognini’s victory in Monte Carlo 2019.
So, for Sinner it was a dream contest. Its additional flavor was that he reached the 6th place in the ATP ranking, which takes into account the performance of tennis players in the last 52 weeks of the calendar. Thus, he surpassed the Russian Andrei Rublev and the Norwegian Casper Rudd.
Meanwhile, a fellow younger than him, Danish Holger Rune, he improved one place by beating Rudd, and became world No. 5 for the first time. Ron turns 20, and Snr turns 22 next Wednesday.
At the top, young Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz, 20, remains resolute, followed by Serbian Novak Djokovic, 36. The gap between the two is 600 points and the heated battle will continue at the next Masters 1000, this week in Cincinnati, the last weight before the US Open.
As for Latin America, Argentine Francisco Sirondolo, ranked 1 in the region, moved back to 21st place in the list, followed by Chilean Nicolas Jarry, who rose to 26th place.
ATP World Ranking:
1. Carlos Alcaraz (Spain) 9,395 points
2- Novak Djokovic (SRB) 8795
3. Daniil Medvedev (RUSSIA) 6530
4. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) (=) 5,090
5. Holger Rune (DEN) (+1) 4,790
6. Jannik Sinner (ITA) (+2) 4,725
7. Casper Road (NOR) (-2) 4715
8- Andrei Rublev (Russia) (-1) 4,595
9. Taylor Fritz (USA) (=) 3605
10- Frances Tiafoe (United States) (=) 3050
Latin Americans in the Top 100:
21. Francisco Cirndolo (Argentina) (+1) 1600
26. Nicolás Jarry (CHI) (+1) 1,394
31- Tomás Etcheverry (ARG) (=) 1,285
42- Sebastian Paez (Argentina) (=) 1,055
49- Pedro Cachin (Argentina) (-1) 937
67. Daniel Galán (COL) (+1) 833
74. Juan Pablo Farias 779
91. Christian Jarin (CHI) (+10) 641
92. Federico Coria (ARG) (+11) 637
94- Facundo Diaz Acosta (Argentina) (+2) 626
97. Diego Schwartzman (Argentina) (+1) 605