TENNIS: RAFAEL NADAL MOVES UP TO PLACES IN WEEKLY RANKING

London, – Rafael Nadal moved up two places to fifth in the men’s tennis rankings after winning the Monte Carlo Masters, while David Goffin move to the up to the 10th spot in the ATP’s latest ranking on Monday. Belgian David Goffin is back in the top 10…

London, – Rafael Nadal moved up two places to fifth in the men’s tennis rankings after winning the Monte Carlo Masters, while David Goffin move to the up to the 10th spot in the ATP’s latest ranking on Monday.

Belgian David Goffin is back in the top 10, which is still led by Britain’s Andy Murray ahead of Novak Djokovic of Serbia. Japan’s Kei Nishikori slipped two places to seventh, and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France dropped out of the top 10. Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka and Roger Federer remain unchanged in third and fourth place respectively. Croatia’s Marin Cilic and Austria’s Dominic Thiem were also unchanged, in eighth and ninth place respectively.

In women’s tennis, Serena Williams returned to the top of the rankings with just 85 points more than Angelique Kerber. This is the 317th week for the tennis legend as no.1. She is currently taking a break from tennis due to her pregnancy. Kerber is 900 points clear of Karolina Pliskova in 3rd while Dominika Cibulkova stayed 4th, another 1000 points behind the Czech. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency