MOVER OF THE WEEK: Nikoloz Basilashvili

Nikoloz Basilashvili


The mover of the week honors go to Nikoloz Basilashvili. He won his first ATP World Tour singles title and became the first Georgian player to win an ATP World Tour title. After winning the first set, Basilashvili lost his focus and it looked like the defending champion, Leonardo Mayer, had seized control of the match; however, the Georgian shook off the set, regained his focus and won the German Open title in three sets. This victory also pushed him to a career high ranking of 35, which makes him the first Georgian player to crack the top forty on the ATP Tour. With the last major rapidly approaching, Basilashvili would love to take this form into the US Open.

PLAYERS (within the top 100) SPOTS MOVED NEW RANK
Nikoloz Basilashvili (GEO) UP  46 35                 CAREER HIGH
Jozef Kovalik (SVK) UP  31 82                 CAREER HIGH
Matteo Berrettini (ITA) UP  30 54                 CAREER HIGH
Nicolas Jarry (CHI) UP  16 53                 CAREER HIGH
Leonardo Mayer (ARG) DOWN  15 51
Jiri Vesely (CZE) DOWN  15 89
Laslo Djere (SRB) UP  11 90
Jurgen Zopp (EST) UP  11 96
Shuai Peng (CHN) DOWN  29 81
Saisai Zheng (CHN) UP  27 85
Qiang Wang (CHN) UP  25 53
Yafan Wang (CHN) DOWN  22 93
Magda Linette (POL) UP  18 62
Tamara Zidansek (SLO) UP  16 74                 CAREER HIGH
Katerina Siniakova (CZE) DOWN  14 51

ATP & WTA TOURS: there were no changes in the top ten members; they all maintained their exact positions from the previous week. Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep remain the number one ranked players.

SOURCE OF IMAGE: (Julian Finney/Getty Images Europe: Nikoloz Basilashvili)

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