Del Potro Back In The Top 100

WEEK:  09.12.2016

Juan Martin Del Potro is the mover of the week; he got some much needed ranking points with his impressive performance at the US Open.  He made it all the way to the fourth round before losing to the eventual champion, Stan Wawrinka.

PLAYERS (within  the top 100) SPOTS MOVED NEW RANK
Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) UP  78 64
Kyle Edmund (GBR) UP  29 55
Ryan Harrison (USA) UP  26 94
Jared Donaldson (USA) UP  25 97
Donald Young (USA) DOWN  22 78
Jeremy Chardy (FRA) DOWN  20 75
Yuichi Sugita (JPN) DOWN  16 98
Ivan Dodig (CRO) DOWN  15 89
Karen Khachanov (RUS) UP  14 81
Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) DOWN  14 79
Taro Daniel (JPN) UP  13 88
Illya Marchenko (UKR) UP  13 50
Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ) DOWN  13 80
Daniel Evans (GBR) UP  11 53
Jan-Lennard Struff (GER) UP  11 67
Kevin Anderson (RSA) DOWN  11 46
Evgeny Donskoy (RUS) DOWN  11 90
Yoshihito Nishioka (JPN) DOWN  11 96
Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) UP  45 29
Ana Konjuh (CRO) UP  40 52
Kristyna Pliskova (CZE) UP  27 95
Lesia Tsurenko (UKR) UP  19 80
Carina Witthoeft (GER) UP  17 85
Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) UP  16 32
Naomi Osaka (JPN) UP  12 69
Ying-Ying Duan (CHN) UP  11 92
Madison Brengle (USA) DOWN  17 67
Varvara Lepchenko (USA) DOWN  16 84
Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) DOWN  14 51
Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (SVK) DOWN  14 99
Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) DOWN  13 42
Shelby Rogers (USA) DOWN  13 62
Camila Giorgi (ITA) DOWN  10 77


ATP Tour: Rafael Nadal is back to number 4; Kei Nishikori jumped up to number 5; Roger Federer fell to number 7; and Gael Monfils is back in the top ten at number 8.  Marin Cilic fell out of the top 10.

WTA Tour: Angelique Kerber has displaced Serena Williams; she is now the new number one ranked female player. Karolina Pliskova is back in the top ten at number 6. Venus Williams dropped down one spot.  Carla Suarez Navarro is back in the top ten at number 8.  Victoria Azarenka and Roberta Vinci have fallen out of the top ten.

SPECIAL NOTE:  Steve Johnson is back to being the American number one male player at 23; Jack Sock is number two at 24; and John Isner is number three at 25.

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