Djokovic closes in on Nadal in world rankings

Updated: 16 May 2011 19:06 IST

Novak Djokovic has closed the gap on Rafael Nadal atop the ATP world rankings after defeating the Spaniard in straight sets in the Rome Masters final on Sunday.

Djokovic closes in on Nadal in world rankings

Paris:

Novak Djokovic has closed the gap on Rafael Nadal atop the ATP world rankings after defeating the Spaniard in straight sets in the Rome Masters final on Sunday.


After chalking up his 37th straight win in 2011, the Serb is now just 405 points behind Nadal and will take the number one spot if he reaches the final of the French Open which gets underway at Roland Garros on Sunday.

ATP world rankings

1. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 12070 pts

2. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 11665

3. Roger Federer (SUI) 8390

4. Andy Murray (SCO) 6085

5. Robin Soderling (SWE) 5435

6. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 4215 (+1)

7. David Ferrer (ESP) 4060 (-1)

8. Jurgen Melzer (AUT) 2850

9. Gael Monfils (FRA) 2465

10. Mardy Fish (USA) 2395 (+1)

11. Andy Roddick (USA) 2290 (+1)

12. Nicolas Almagro (ESP) 2225 (-2)

13. Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) 2010

14. Richard Gasquet (FRA) 1960 (+2)

15. Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) 1920 (-1)

16. Viktor Troicki (SRB) 1815 (-1)

17. Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 1620

18. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 1570

19. Gilles Simon (FRA) 1565

20. Marin Cilic (CRO) 1515 (+3)



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