ATP Rankings: Roger Federer out of the top 10, Cameron Norrie into top 20, Andy Murray plunges
For the first time in nearly five years, Roger Federer’s name does not appear in the top 10 of the ATP Rankings while fellow Grand Slam winner Andy Murray dropped 55 places, but there was good news for Cameron Norrie.
Federer has not played any competitive tennis since losing at Wimbledon in July and he was always going to drop down the rankings after calling an early end to his season due to his injured knee.
For this week’s update, the 20-time Grand Slam winner moved only one spot down to No 11, but he is set to drop further in the coming weeks as he will lose points from the 2019 Basel Open title-run and the 2019 ATP Finals.
It is the first time since January 2017 that Federer is not been ranked in the top 10 and if he drops outside the top 20, then it will be the first time since April 2001 that he does not feature in the top 20.
Murray, who lost in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open, slumped from No 122 to No 172 in the ATP Rankings as he lost the 250 ranking points from his 2019 European Open title.
The three-time Grand Slam winner, though, will be back in action in Antwerp this week and will hope to pick up points to boost his ranking.
There was a big boost for one Brit as newly-crowned BNP Paribas Open champion Norrie moved up 11 places to reach a career-high of No 15.
— ATP Tour (@atptour) October 18, 2021
Norrie was already assured of the British No 1 ranking ahead of the final against Nikoloz Basilashvili, but his victory over the Georgian means he is now just within shouting distance of Hubert Hurkacz in 10th place.
The 1000 points he picked up in Indian Wells also saw him move into 10th place in the ATP Finals Race To Turin as he is now 200 points adrift of Hurkacz in eighth.
ATP Rankings top 20:
1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 11,430 pts
2. Daniil Medvedev (RUS) 9,630
3. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 7,995
4. Alexander Zverev (GER) 6,930
5. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 5,635
6. Andrey Rublev (RUS) 5,560
7. Matteo Berrettini (ITA) 4,858
8. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 3,815
9. Casper Ruud (NOR) 3,615
10. Hubert Hurkacz (POL) 3,378
11. Roger Federer (SUI) 3,285
12. Felix Auger-Aliassime (CAN) 3,263
13. Diego Schwartzman (ARG) 2,970
14. Denis Shapovalov (CAN) 2,903
15. Cameron Norrie (GBR) 2,895
16. Jannik Sinner (ITA) 2,895
17. Christian Garin (CHI) 2,510
18. Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP) 2,445
19. Gaël Monfils (FRA) 2,383
20. Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) 2,270
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