Djokovic Officially Reclaims World No. 1 Spot From Alcaraz in Latest ATP Rankings

Djokovic Officially Reclaims World No. 1 Spot From Alcaraz in Latest ATP Rankings

by Nurein Ahmed

Novak Djokovic has taken over as the ATP's No. 1 for a record 390th week after winning his fourth US Open title last Sunday.

Djokovic defeated Daniil Medvedev in straight sets to bag a record-equaling 24th major title. The ATP No. 1 ranking was settled on day one of the tournament when the Serbian star trounced Alexandre Muller to overturn Alcaraz's 20-point lead.

With the Spaniard defending points following his maiden Grand Slam win last summer, Djokovic stood in a position to gain points during the US swing including the US Open after missing out from last year's field due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Djokovic, with 11,795 points is now over 3,000 points clear of second-placed Alcaraz, whose title defense ended in the semifinal stage. Beaten finalist Daniil Medvedev gained 1,020 points but remains in third spot. Stefanos Tsitsipas and Andrey Rublev rise two spots to 5th and 6th respectively.

Last year's US Open runner-up Casper Ruud experienced the biggest fall in the top 10, dropping to ninth position, with 3,560 points. There is a place in the world's Top 10 once again for Alexander Zverev, who replaces American Frances Tiafoe.

The biggest mover in the world's Top 20 is USA's Next Gen star Ben Shelton who reached his first Grand Slam semifinal on home soil. Shelton makes up 28 spots in the latest rankings, rising to 19th.

Former champion Stan Wawrinka re-enters the Top 40 by virtue of reaching the third round of the US Open. There are also new career highs for Max Purcell and Arthur Fils who both stay in the world's Top 50. One of the surprise packages of the US Open was Matteo Arnaldi who vaults 14 places to a new career-high ranking of 47th.

Italy's Matteo Berrettini who was a quarterfinalist at last year's US Open, tumbled to 66th in the rankings after retiring from the 2023 tournament due to injury.

There are Top 100 debuts for Thiago Seyboth Wild and Borna Gojo. The former won two ATP Challenger titles in Italy in the past fortnight, rising to 76th, while the latter made the second week of a Slam for the first time at the recently-concluded US Open, rising to 77th. You can check our dedicated rankings page for all the movements in the ATP rankings.


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