LONDON – Winning his eighth Wimbledon title allowed Swiss Roger Federer, the most acclaimed player in Grand Slams with 19 titles, to earn a spot in the top 3 of the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday, with 6,545 points.
Briton Andy Murray and Spanish Rafael Nadal kept their places in first and second, even though they left the tournament at the quarterfinal stage and round of 16, respectively.
The 35-year-old Swiss has won 5 of 14 tournaments in which he has participated in the current season – two Grand Slams (Australian Open and Wimbledon) and two 1,000 Masters (Indian Wells and Miami), in addition to Halle.
The current ATP top 10 rankings and point scores are as follows:
- Andy Murray (UK) 7,750 points
- Rafael Nadal (SPAIN) 7,465
- Roger Federer (SWITZERLAND) 6,545
- Novak Djokovic (SERBIA) 6,325
- Stan Wawrinka (SWITZERLAND) 6,140
- Marin Cilic (CROATIA) 5,075
- Dominic Thiem (NETHERLANDS) 4,030
- Kei Nishikori (JAPAN) 3,740
- Milos Raonic (CANADA) 3,310
- Grigor Dimitrov (BULGARIA) 3,160