The updated ATP ranking list saw no changes in the leading positions or notable shifts in general, with Davis Cp weekend behind us and a small break from the ATP events. Novak Djokovic is spending the 269th week on the ATP throne, moving ahead of Jimmy Connors for the fourth place on the eternal list, just one week short of Ivan Lendl who stands on 270.
Novak is only 640 points ahead of Rafael Nadal after the US Open, failing to win the title and losing a lot of points following the fourth-round retirement against Stan Wawrinka due to left shoulder injury. Nadal is closing on Roger Federer at the top of the list with the most weeks spent in the top-2, reducing the deficit to Novak after a brilliant run that saw him conquering the 19th Major and 2000 points that put him in the driving seat for the year-end no.
1 spot, with no points to defend in the rest of the season. At the age of 38, Roger Federer is still among the best players in the world, preparing himself for the third Laver Cup in Geneva this weekend together with Rafael Nadal and other stars, standing almost 2000 points clear of the US Open finalist Daniil Medvedev who is among the favorites at home ATP 250 St.
Petersburg event, together with another Russian top-10 star Karen Khachanov who became a father a few days ago. Dominic Thiem is still not at his best after another tough loss in the Davis Cup in Finland, hoping for a better run in the remaining weeks of the season.
World no. 6 Alexander Zverev is the last player with at least 4000 points, heading to Geneva this weekend to join forces with Federer, Nadal, Fognini, Thiem and Tsitsipas against Team World, led by John Isner, Milos Raonic, Nick Kyrgios, Denis Shapovalov and others. ATP Ranking