The mover of the week honors go to the US Open champion, Sloane Stephens. Playing in her fifth tournament back from an eleven month layoff due to foot surgery, Stephens claims the biggest title of her career. She was not the only player that benefitted from going deep in the draw, quite a few players saw significant changes in their rankings as well.
|PLAYERS (within the top 100)||SPOTS MOVED||NEW RANK|
|Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ)||UP 25||78|
|Denis Shapovalov (CAN)||UP 18||51 (CAREER HIGH)|
|Kevin Anderson (RSA)||UP 17||15|
|Cedrik-Marcel Stebe (GER)||UP 17||90|
|Andrey Rublev (RUS)||UP 16||37 (CAREER HIGH)|
|Taylor Fritz (USA)||UP 14||94|
|Gael Monfils (FRA)||DOWN 14||36|
|Andrey Kuznetsov (RUS)||DOWN 13||88|
|Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR)||UP 12||52|
|Blaz Kavcic (SLO)||DOWN 12||100|
|Victor Estrella Burgos (DOM)||UP 11||79|
|Steve Darcis (BEL)||DOWN 11||77|
|Ivo Karlovic (CRO)||DOWN 11||49|
|Evgeny Donskoy (RUS)||UP 10||89|
|Thomas Fabbiano (ITA)||UP 10||72 (CAREER HIGH)|
|Sloane Stephens (USA)||UP 66||17|
|Roberta Vinci (ITA)||DOWN 37||84|
|Kateryna Kozlova )UKR)||UP 35||83 (CAREER HIGH)|
|Jennifer Brady (USA)||UP 26||65 (CAREER HIGH)|
|Ana Konjuh (CRO)||DOWN 17||40|
|Johanna Larsson (SWE)||DOWN 14||80|
|Maria Sakkari (GRE)||UP 13||82 (CAREER HIGH)|
|Aleksandra Krunic (SRB)||UP 11||67|
|Ons Jabeur (TUN)||UP 10||89 (CAREER HIGH)|
|Varvara Lepchenko (USA)||DOWN 10||74|
|Carina Witthoeft (GER)||DOWN 10||75|
ATP Tour: Rafael Nadal and Grigor Dimitrov maintained their previous positions (1 and 9 respectively). #2 Roger Federer; #3 Andy Murray; Alexander Zverev is at another career high, #4; #5 Marin Cilic; #6 Novak Djokovic; #7 Dominic Thiem; #8 Stan Wawrinka. Pablo Carreno Busta cracked the top 10 for the first time in his career at number 10. Kei Nishikori fell to number 14.
WTA Tour: Garbine Muguruza debuts as the new number 1; Simona Halep stayed at number 2; Elina Svitolina is up to number 3; Karolina Pliskova fell to number 4; #5 Venus Williams; #6 Caroline Wozniacki; Johanna Konta and Svetlana Kuznetsova maintained their previous positions (7 and 8 respectively); and #9 Dominika Cibulkova. Jelena Ostapenko cracked the top ten for the first time in her career at number 10.
AMERICAN #1: Sam Querrey debuts as the number one American male player at #16.
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