Federer tops ATP end-of-year rankings

Updated: 30 November 2009 16:12 IST

Roger Federer has topped the ATP end-of-year world rankings for the fifth time during his career having ceded the position last year to Rafael Nadal.

Federer tops ATP end-of-year rankings
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Paris: Roger Federer has topped the ATP end-of-year world rankings for the fifth time during his career having ceded the position last year to Rafael Nadal.

The 28-year-old Swiss star, who won the French Open and Wimbledon during the summer, was world No.1 previously from 2004 to 2007 and he is now level with Jimmy Connors and one behind the all-time best set by Pete Sampras from 1993 to 1998.

Federer has also topped the rankings for 259 weeks and is closing in on the record of 286 weeks held by Sampras.

ATP world rankings:

1. Roger Federer (SUI) 10,550 points

2. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 9205

3. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 8310

4. Andy Murray (GBR) 7030

5. Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) 6785

6. Nikolay Davydenko (RUS) 4930 (+1)

7. Andy Roddick (USA) 4410 (-1)

8. Robin Soderling (SWE) 3410 (+1)

9. Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 3300 (-1)

10. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 2875

11. Fernando Gonzalez (CHI) 2870

12. Radek Stepanek (CZE) 2625

13. Ga l Monfils (FRA) 2610

14. Marin Cilic (CRO) 2430

15. Gilles Simon (FRA) 2275

16. Tommy Robredo (ESP) 2175

17. Tommy Haas (GER) 1855

18. David Ferrer (ESP) 1795

19. Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) 1690

20. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 1655
Topics : Tennis David Ferrer Novak Djokovic Bernard Tomic Rafael Nadal Andy Murray Stanislas Wawrinka Roger Federer
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