On Monday, with the release of the latest ATP rankings, Rafael Nadal was confirmed as the game’s new world No.1.
The change at the top comes nine months after the last shift, when Andy Murray supplanted Novak Djokovic atop the tree after winning the ATP Finals in London.
Murray slips to world No.2, barely ahead of the third-ranked Federer.
It’s the first time Nadal has been at the summit since July 2014.
On the women’s side, Garbine Muguruza jumped three spots to No.3 following her victory in Cincinnati.
She traded places with Angelique Kerber, who dropped three places to No.6 after failing to defend her Cincinnati final points from 2016.
It’s similarly tight at the top, with world No.2 Simona Halep trailing top-ranked Karolina Pliskova by just five points.
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