Federer drops to 11th spot as Norrie climbs rankings

Roger Federer, 40, has not played due to a right knee injury since losing in the Wimbledon quarter-finals to Hubert Hurkacz in July.

Switzerland’s Roger Federer reacts during his ATP 250 Geneva Open tennis match against Spain’s Pablo Andujar on 18 May 2021 in Geneva. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

PARIS, France – Roger Federer dropped out of the top 10 in the ATP rankings on Monday for the first time in almost five years, as newly-crowned Indian Wells champion Cameron Norrie jumped 11 spots.

Federer, 40, has not played due to a right knee injury since losing in the Wimbledon quarter-finals to Hubert Hurkacz in July.

Poland’s Hurkacz climbed two places to 10th after making the Indian Wells last eight last week, knocking Federer down to 11th.

It is the first time the 20-time Grand Slam champion has been ranked outside the top 10 since January 2017, when he went on to win the Australian Open following a knee injury.

Norrie, who beat Georgia’s Nikoloz Basilashvili on Sunday to become the first Briton to win the prestigious Indian Wells title, breaks into the top 20 at world number 15.

His compatriot Andy Murray dramatically slid down the rankings, though, falling 51 places to 172nd.

The former world number one, still on the comeback trail after hip surgery, lost to Alexander Zverev in the third round last week.

ATP 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 (+1)

  6. Andrey Rublev (RUS) 5,560 (-1)

  7. Matteo Berrettini (ITA) 4,858

  8. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 3,815

  9. Casper Ruud (NOR) 3,615 (+1)

  10. Hubert Hurkacz (POL) 3,378 (+2)

  11. Roger Federer (SUI) 3,285 (-2)

  12. Felix Auger-Aliassime (CAN) 3,263 (-1)

  13. Diego Schwartzman (ARG) 2,970 (+2)

  14. Denis Shapovalov (CAN) 2,903 (-1)

  15. Cameron Norrie (GBR) 2,895 (+11)

  16. Jannik Sinner (ITA) 2,895 (-2)

  17. Christian Garin (CHI) 2,510

  18. Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP) 2,445 (-2)

  19. Gaël Monfils (FRA) 2,383 (-1)

  20. Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) 2,270 (-1)


  1. Andy Murray (GBR) 411 (-51)

Download the Eyewitness News app to your iOS or Android device.

For all the latest Sports News Click Here 

Read original article here

Denial of responsibility! TechAI is an automatic aggregator around the global media. All the content are available free on Internet. We have just arranged it in one platform for educational purpose only. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials on our website, please contact us by email – [email protected]. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.