Sunday, March 26, 2017 07:32:24 AM
AFP, Paris :
Andy Murray remained atop the latest ATP rankings released on Monday, with Doha winner Novak Djokovic in second.
France's Gael Monfils, without even playing, jumped one place to equalise his best ever rank.
Monfils benefited from Croat Marian Cilic's second-round defeat in the Chennai Open.
Recent tournament winners Roberto Bautista of Spain and Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov both go up, to 13 and 15th respectively.
ATP rankings as of January 9
1. Andy Murray (GBR) 12560 pts
2. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 11780 pts
3. Milos Raonic (CAN) 5290 pts
4. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 5155 pts
5. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 5010 pts
6. Gael Monfils (FRA) 3625 (+1) pts
7. Marin Cilic (CRO) 3605 (-1) pts
8. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 3415 pts
9. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 3195 pts
10. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 3060 pts
11. David Goffin (BEL) 2750 pts
12. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 2595 pts
13. Roberto Bautista (ESP) 2510 (+1) pts
14. Nick Kyrgios (AUS) 2460 (-1) pts
15. Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) 2195 (+2) pts
16. Lucas Pouille (FRA) 2131(-1) pts
17. Roger Federer (SUI) 1980 (-1) pts
18. Richard Gasquet (FRA) 1885 pts
19. John Isner (USA) 1850
20. Ivo Karlovic (CRO) 1795 pts.
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