MOVER OF THE WEEK: Dusan Lajovic

2018 MMO Dusan Lajovic


Dusan Lajovic made it to his first Masters 1000 quarterfinals at the Mutua Madrid Open and this accomplishment earned the twenty-seven year old the honors of mover of the week. The Serbian is nine spots shy of his career high ranking and if he keeps playing at this level he may be able to surpass that ranking this season. The French Open is rapidly approaching and Lajovic will no doubt be hoping to go far in the draw.

PLAYERS (within the top 100) SPOTS MOVED NEW RANK
Dusan Lajovic (SRB) UP  29 66
Pablo Cuevas (URU) DOWN  24 71
Jeremy Chardy (FRA) DOWN  15 89
Denis Shapovalov (CAN) UP  14 29
Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA) DOWN  14 90
Evgeny Donskoy (RUS) UP  13 77
John Millman (AUS) UP  12 58
Vasek Pospisil (CAN) UP  10 78
Bernarda Pera (USA) UP  23 74              (CAREER HIGH)
Kristyna Pliskova (CZE) UP  23 71
Beatriz Haddad Maia (BRA) DOWN  21 90
Rebecca Peterson (SWE) UP  18 95              (CAREER HIGH)
Johanna Larsson (SWE) DOWN  18 97
Victoria Azarenka (BLR) UP  14 84
Qiang Wang (CHN) DOWN  14 78
Maria Sharapova (RUS) UP  12 40
Lara Arruabarrena (ESP) DOWN  12 94
Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) DOWN  12 39

 ATP Tour:  the top ten members remained the same; however, there were a few minor changes. Kevin Anderson moved up one to #7; Dominic Thiem fell one spot to #8; Rafael Nadal fell one spot to #2; and Roger Federer has regained the #1 spot.

WTA Tour: the top ten members remained the same; however, there were a few minor changes. Karolina Pliskova moved up one spot to #5; Jelena Ostapenko, Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens each fell one spot to #6, #9 and #10 respectively; and Petra Kvitova moved up two spots to #8. Simona Halep still reigns as #1.

SPOTLIGHT PLAYER: Alexander Zverev continues to perform as expected; he claimed his third Masters 1000 title at the Mutua Madrid Open.

SOURCE OF IMAGE: (Denis Doyle/Getty Images Europe: Dusan Lajovic)

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