Leonardo Mayer Leaps Up The Rankings

Mayer leaps up the rankings

WEEK: 07.31.2017
Leonardo Mayer is our mover of the week. For the second consecutive week, a lucky loser won a title, and this week it was his turn. He defeated Florian Mayer in Hamburg to win the German Open title, which catapulted his ranking back into the top fifty. Although it is still not at his career high, he will be extremely ecstatic with this improvement. It takes one great run to change your rankings and we have seen that time and again especially at the tournaments with significant ranking points. If you are lucky, which he was, and go far in the draw you can gain those valuable points.

PLAYERS (within the top 100) SPOTS MOVED => NEW RANK
Leonardo Mayer (ARG) UP 89 => 49
Florian Mayer (GER) UP 42 => 59
Federico Delbonis (ARG) UP 20 => 61
Bernard Tomic (AUS) DOWN 20 => 93
Nicolas Kicker (ARG) UP 18 => 78
Blaz Kavcic (SLO) UP 16 => 84
Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) DOWN 14  =>80
Ernesto Escobedo (USA) DOWN 14 => 83
Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) DOWN 14 => 99
Yen-Hsun Lu (TPE) DOWN 12 => 89
Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) UP 11 => 47
Kevin Anderson (RSA) DOWN 10 => 45
Jared Donaldson (USA) DOWN 10 => 69

Nao Hibino (JPN) UP 20 => 72
Katerina Siniakova (CZE) UP 17 => 39
Camila Giorgi (ITA) DOWN 10 => 83

ATP Tour: Grigor Dimitrov fell out of the top ten and was replaced by Alexander Zverev, who took the number eight spot. Kei Nishikori, Milos Raonic and Novak Djokovic each fell one spot. Stan Wawrinka replaced Djokovic at number four.

WTA Tour: there were no change in the top ten members and they all maintained their exact positions from the previous week.

SPOTLIGHT PLAYER: Alexander Zverev reaches another career high at number eight.

OTHER: John Isner is back as the number one American at number eighteen.

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