Wimbledon champion Djokovic and Barty remain atop rankings

Novak Djokovic's Wimbledon triumph ensured he remained atop the ATP Rankings, while Ashleigh Barty also hung on to the top spot in the WTA rankings.

Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer in a fiercely contested tie to win his fifth Wimbledon title on Sunday.   -  Getty Images

Novak Djokovic’s successful defence of his Wimbledon crown ensured that the Serb remained at world number one in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday.

The 32-year-old collected his fifth Wimbledon title and 16th Grand Slam on Sunday with a thrilling five-set win over Roger Federer, a match that last three minutes short of five hours.

He is now 4,500 points clear of second-ranked Rafael Nadal who is just 485 points ahead of 37-year-old Federer.

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The biggest climber of the week is Roberto Bautista Agut whose ride to the semifinals, where he lost in four sets to Djokovic, sees him rise nine places to 13, equalling his best ranking. David Goffin, who lost to Djokovic in the quarters, returns to the Top 20, rising five places to 18th.

-Barty stays at number one in spite of Wimbledon upset -

Ashleigh Barty hung on to the top spot in the WTA rankings on Monday despite crashing out of Wimbledon in the last 16. The French Open champion, who was hoping to become the first Australian to win at the All England Club since Evonne Goolagong Cawley in 1980, lost in three sets to the American Alison Riske.

The top three of Barty, Naomi Osaka and Karolina Pliskova remains unchanged although none of them reached the quarterfinals. Simona Halep, who demolished Serena Williams in under an hour in Saturday’s final, moves up three places to number four. Serena also moves up one place to nine.

Former world number one Angelique Kerber, who lost to Lauren Davis in the second round at Wimbledon, drops out of the top 10 to 13.

ATP rankings as of July 15 (changes in brackets):

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 12,415 pts

2. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 7,945

3. Roger Federer (SUI) 7,460

4. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 4,595

5. Alexander Zverev (GER) 4,325

6. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 4,045

7. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 4,040

8. Karen Khachanov (RUS) 2,890 (+1)

9. Fabio Fognini (ITA) 2,785 (+1)

10. Daniil Medvedev (RUS) 2,625 (+3)


WTA rankings as of July 15 (changes in brackets):

1. Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 6,605 pts

2. Naomi Osaka (JAP) 6,257

3. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 6,055

4. Simona Halep (ROU) 5,933 (+3)

5. Kiki Bertens (NED) 5,130 (-1)

6. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 4,785

7. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 4,638 (+1)

8. Sloane Stephens (USA) 3,802 (+1)

9. Serena Williams (USA) 3,411 (+1)

10. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 3,365 (+1)


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