Another Injury Interrupts Pico’s Comeback

WEEK:  05.16.2016

Juan Monaco makes the headlines once again as he is the mover of the week with his brilliant tennis last week at the Internazionali BNL D’Italia.  His incredible run to the quarterfinals of the Masters 1000 event was interrupted by the most dreaded foe for all athletes, injury.  He knocked out Stan Wawrinka, the number 4 ranked player on the ATP Tour before he was forced to withdraw prior to his quarterfinal match against lucky-loser, Lucas Pouille.  Monaco was just working his way back from wrist surgery and this hip injury has got to be troubling for him and his team.  We wish Pico a speedy recovery and hope that he will be ready in time for Roland Garros.  It would be a shame if after such brilliant tennis on clay he is forced the missed the biggest clay court tournament of the season.


PLAYERS (within  the top 100) SPOTS MOVED NEW RANK
Juan Monaco (ARG) UP  27 87
Sergiy Stakhovsky (UKR) UP  22 96
Lucas Pouille (FRA) UP  21 31
Teymuraz Gabashvili (RUS) DOWN  20 80
Stephane Robert (FRA) UP  14 89
Daria Gavrilova (AUS) DOWN  13 45
Maria Sharapova (RUS) DOWN  12 24
Mariana Duque-Marino (COL) UP  11 98
Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) UP  10 84

Andy Murray is back at number 2 after his phenomenal defeat of Novak Djokovic yesterday.  Richard Gasquet is back in the top ten at number 10.  Longstanding member, David Ferrer, falls to number 12.  The remaining members are the same with Milos Raonic moving up one to number 9.

Musical chairs continue on the WTA Tour, this week Agnieszka Radwanska is back at number 2.  Angelique Kerber is at number 3. Victoria Azarenka and Simona Halep traded place. Retired Flavia Pennetta is back in the top ten at number 10. Petra Kvitova has fallen out of the top ten to number 12.

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