Roger Federer Overtakes Andy Murray as World No.2

Updated: 09 May 2016 18:28 IST

Andy Murray lost the Madrid Open men's singles to Novak Djokovic to be overtaken by Swiss ace Roger Federer.

Roger Federer Overtakes Andy Murray as World No.2
Roger Federer has risen to No.2 in world rankings overtaking Andy Murray. © AFP

Paris:

Andy Murray has lost the world number two spot to Roger Federer in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday, after his defeat to Novak Djokovic in the Madrid Masters final.

The Scot played well in Spain, but by failing to successfully defend his title, he drops below Federer ahead of the Italian Open this week.

Djokovic, an 11-time major champion, retains his massive lead on his closest challengers at the top of the rankings after claiming a record 29th Masters title.

Australian youngster Nick Kyrgios moves back into the top 20 thanks to his run to the quarter-finals in Madrid.

Top 10:

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 16,550 points

2. Roger Federer (SUI) 7,525 (+1)

3. Andy Murray (GBR) 7,525 (-1)

4. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 6,380

5. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 5,675

6. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 4,290

7. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 3,400

8. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 2,940

9. David Ferrer (ESP) 2,920

10. Milos Raonic (CAN) 2,740

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Topics mentioned in this article Roger Federer Andy Roddick Rafael Nadal Novak Djokovic Nick Kyrgios Tennis
Highlights
  • Andy Murray has slipped to World No.3
  • Roger Federer has risen a place to No.2 in world rankings
  • Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal in the Madrid Open final
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