Nadal continues to lead ATP rankings

Spain's Rafael Nadal retained his number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 7,660 points, while Serbia's Novak Djokovic came in second.

Roger Federer of Switzerland remained in the third spot for the third consecutive week, ahead of Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro and Germany's Alexander Zverev, reports Efe.

South Africa's Kevin Anderson jumped two positions to the sixth after he won the Vienna Open title over Kei Nishikori of Japan on Sunday, while Marin Cilic of Croatia and Dominic Thiem of Austria fell to the seventh and eighth spots, respectively.

Further down the rankings, Russia's Mikhail Kukushkin rocketed 17 spots to the 54th after he had reached the Vienna Open semi-finals, where he lost to Nishikori.

The current top-10 ATP rankings and point scores are as follows:

1. Rafael Nadal (Spain) 7,660 Points

2. Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 7,445

3. Roger Federer (Switzerland) 6,260

4. Juan Martin del Potro (Argentina) 5,460

5. Alexander Zverev (Germany) 5,115

6. Kevin Anderson (South Africa) 4,230

7. Marin Cilic (Croatia) 4,050

8. Dominic Thiem (Austria) 3,825

9. John Isner (United States) 3,425

10. Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria) 3,335.

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