Seppi climbing back up the rankings

Seppi climbing back up

 WEEK: 02.19.2018

Andreas Seppi is the mover of the week. At 33 years old, he has been battling his way back up the rankings as he too has been recovering from injury. Once ranked as high as number 18, the Italian is finding it is not so easy to regain his form; however, he is still a threat. He has started this season on a more positive note, getting to the round of sixteen at the Australian Open and recently the semifinals at the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament. He is hoping that he will continue to improve on this form. Although Seppi has not won a title in singles since 2012; he will continue to fight to get back to that form that made him a contender.

PLAYERS (within the top 100) SPOTS MOVED NEW RANK
Andreas Seppi (ITA) UP  22 59
Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA) DOWN  19 99
Nikoloz Basilashvili (GEO) DOWN  16 77
Ryan Harrison (USA) DOWN  14 58
Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ) DOWN  14 89
Jordan Thompson (AUS) UP  12 95
Ivo Karlovic (CRO) UP  11 78
Donald Young (USA) DOWN  10 75
Lauren Davis (USA) DOWN  19 81
Monica Niculescu (ROU) UP  17 75
Monica Puig (PUR) DOWN  17 70

 ATP Tour:  Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer traded positions, with Federer now the oldest male player to be ranked number one. Alexander Zverev and Grigor Dimitrov also traded positions again. Kevin Anderson is back in the top ten at #9 and Juan Martin Del Potro fell to #10. Pablo Carreno Busta is no longer in the top ten.

WTA Tour: Caroline Wozniacki remains atop the rankings at #1; Garbine Muguruza and Elina Svitolina traded positions. Julia Goerges fell out of the top ten and was replaced by Petra Kvitova in the #10 spot.

SOURCE OF IMAGE: (Michael Dodge/Getty Images Asia Pac: Andreas Seppi)

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