Nadal fifth in ATP rankings after Monte Carlo win

Spain's 30-year-old king of clay won his 50th trophy on his favourite surface, his 70th overall and his first title in almost a year as he beat compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-1, 6-3 in just 76 minutes.

Rafael Nadal easily beat Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-1, 6-3 in an all-Spanish final on Sunday to win the Monte Carlo Masters for the 10th time and clinch the 70th title of his career.   -  AP

Rafael Nadal moved up to fifth in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday a day after claiming a record 10th Monte Carlo title.

Spain's 30-year-old king of clay won his 50th trophy on his favourite surface, his 70th overall and his first title in almost a year as he beat compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-1, 6-3 in just 76 minutes.

Ramos-Vinolas, 29, who had upset number one Andy Murray and Marin Cilic in the best run of his career, moved up five places to a career-high 19th.

Britain's Murray remains top ahead of Serb Novak Djokovic and Swiss Stan Wawrinka, who were all early casualties in Monte Carlo.

ATP rankings:

1. Andy Murray (GBR) 11,690 pts

2. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 8,085

3. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 5,695

4. Roger Federer (SUI) 5,125

5. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 4,235 (+2)

6. Milos Raonic (CAN) 4,165

7. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 4,010 (-2)

8. Marin Cilic (CRO) 3,565

9. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 3,385

10. David Goffin (BEL) 2,975 (+3)

11. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 2,915 (-1)

12. Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) 2,880 (-1)

13. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 2,870 (-1)

14. Lucas Pouille (FRA) 2,516 (+3)

15. Jack Sock (USA) 2,450 (-1)

16. Nick Kyrgios (AUS) 2,425 (-1)

17. Gašl Monfils (FRA) 2,410 (-1)

18. Roberto Bautista (ESP) 2,145

19. Albert Ramos-Vinolas (ESP) 2,135 (+5)

20. Pablo Carreno (ESP) 2,025 (-1)