Tsonga Returns to Top 10 as Murray Continues to Lead ATP Rankings

 27 Feb 2017 - 16:25

Tsonga Returns to Top 10 as Murray Continues to Lead ATP Rankings
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga . AFP / Franck PENNANT

QNA

Berlin: France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga bounced back into the top 10 of the latest ATP world rankings released Monday while Briton Andy Murray remains top.

Tsonga defeated compatriot Lucas Pouille in convincing fashion for his 14th career title in Marseille on Sunday and gained four ranking places to move seventh.

It is Tsonga's second victory in consecutive weeks as he continues a strong start to the season. World number one Murray leads on 11,540 points before heading into action in Dubai this week. His closest pursuer, Novak Djokovic, has 9,735 when he starts in the Mexican Open.

ATP top 10 as of February 20 (previous ranking in parenthesis):
1. (1) Andy Murray, Britain, 11,540 points
2. (2) Novak Djokovic, Serbia, 9,735
3. (3) Stanislas Wawrinka, Switzerland, 5,195
4. (4) Milos Raonic, Canada, 5,080
5. (5) Kei Nishikori, Japan, 4,730
6. (6) Rafael Nadal, Spain, 4,115
7. (11) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, France, 3,480 
8. (7) Marin Cilic, Croatia, 3,410
9. (8) Dominic Thiem, Austria, 3,375
10. (9) Roger Federer, Switzerland, 3,260