The third grand slam of the year, Wimbledon 2021, has come to an end with the top seed Novak Djokovic coming as the victor after a fortnight of exciting tennis. The Serb beat Matteo Berrettini of Italy in four sets 6-7(4),6-4,6-4,6-3 in the final. And after Wimbledon, the ATP Rankings see a slight shakeup inside and outside the top 10.
World No.1 Novak Djokovic, who was the defending champion, retained his 2000 points and hence, doesn’t lose any points and will continue to be the No.1 player. Despite not competing at Wimbledon, Rafael Nadal retained his No.3 spot and has dropped 360 points. Daniil Medvedev, due to his fourth round outing, retains his No.2 spot. Stefanos Tsitispas too retains his 4th spot.
Dominic Thiem, who didn’t play due to an injury loses a spot to Alexander Zverev. The German gains 170 points after his Round of 16 outing. Wimbledon runner-up, Matteo Berrettini gains a massive 1020 points and moves up a place to No.8, displacing Roger Federer, who lost 600 points after bowing out in the quarterfinals. Semifinalist Denis Shapovalov gains two places and moves back into the top 10. Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut drops 4 places and moves out of the top 10.
New ATP Top 10 rankings:
|Novak Djokovic||12113 pts|
|Daniil Medvedev||10370 pts|
|Rafael Nadal||8270 pts|
|Stefanos Tsitsipas||7980 pts|
|Alexander Zverev (+1)||7475 pts|
|Dominic Thiem (-1)||7425 pts|
|Andrey Rublev||6255 pts|
|Matteo Berrettini (+1)||5488 pts|
|Roger Federer (-1)||4215 pts|
|Denis Shapovalov (+2)||3625 pts|
Hubert Hurkacz and Felix Auger Aliassime enter top 15
Youngsters Felix Auger Aliassime and Hubert Hurkacz are amongst the biggest movers in the top 20. Both the players enter the top 15 for the first time in their career. Hurkacz, who reached the semifinal at Wimbledon gains 630 points and jumps 7 places to No.11 in the world.
Felix Auger Aliassime, who beat Alexander Zverev to make it to the quarterfinal gains 270 points and jumps 4 places to No.15 in the ATP Rankings. Britain’s Cameron Norrie to gains 2 spots and reaches a career high of No.32.
Also read: Latest WTA Rankings post Wimbledon 2021