Tsitsipas breaks into top 20 after Toronto epic

The Greek 20-year-old on Sunday vaulted into 15th place a day after his 20th birthday.

Tsitsipas, ranked 159th in the world one year ago, reached the final after eliminating four seeds along the way - Dominic Thiem, Novak Djokovic, Alexander Zverev and Kevin Anderson.   -  AP

Greek 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas broke into the world top 20 on Monday following his giant-killing run at the Toronto Masters.

The beaten finalist who lost out to world number one Rafael Nadal on Sunday vaulted into 15th place a day after his 20th birthday.

Tsitsipas, ranked 159th in the world one year ago, reached the final after eliminating four seeds along the way - Dominic Thiem, Novak Djokovic, Alexander Zverev and Kevin Anderson.

Latest ATP world rankings:

1. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 10220 pts

2. Roger Federer (SUI) 6480

3. Juan Martţn Del Potro (ARG) 5410 (+1)

4. Alexander Zverev (GER) 4845 (-1)

5. Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) 4700

6. Kevin Anderson (RSA) 4535

7. Marin Cilic (CRO) 4085

8. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 3665

9. John Isner (USA) 3570

10. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 3445

11. David Goffin (BEL) 3085

12. Diego Schwartzman (ARG) 2380

13. Pablo Carreũo (ESP) 2290

14. Fabio Fognini (ITA) 2145

15. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 2089 (+12)

16. Kyle Edmund (GBR) 1950

17. Lucas Pouille (FRA) 1870 (+1)

18. Nick Kyrgios (AUS) 1855 (-1)

19. Roberto Bautista (ESP) 1820 (-4)

20. Jack Sock (USA) 1815 (-1)