MOTW: Shelby Rogers
The mover of the week (MOTW) honors goes to American Shelby Rogers. Great to see the American playing well again. This was her second quarterfinal showing at a major and she will be eager to keep building on this. After left knee surgery in 2018, she is happy her form is improving. She knows it will not be an overnight recovery, but the American is eager and excited to have the opportunity to play tennis again. Unfortunately, the truncated tennis season does not help, but she is hoping to keep improving her form. Hopefully, she will soon be lifting that first singles trophy.Embed from Getty Images
TOP 100 ATP & WTA CHANGES
|PLAYER||RANKING CHANGE||CURRENT RANK|
|Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (ESP)||UP 29||70 CAREER HIGH|
|Vasek Pospisil (CAN)||UP 21||73|
|Frances Tiafoe (USA)||UP 16||66|
|Salvatore Caruso (ITA)||UP 13||87 CAREER HIGH|
|Laslo Djere (SRB)||UP 10||71|
|Jordan Thompson (AUS)||UP 10||53|
|Shelby Rogers (USA)||UP 38||55|
|Patricia Maria Tig (ROU)||UP 30||58|
|Jennifer Brady (USA)||UP 16||25 CAREER HIGH|
|Victoria Azarenka (BLR)||UP 13||14|
|Madison Brengle (USA)||UP 11||73|
|Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR)||UP 11||95|
TOP 10 ATP & WTA CHANGES
ATP: the top nine players remained the same. Roberto Bautista Agut is back in the top ten at #10 and Novak Djokovic remains at #1. Dominic Thiem captured his 1st major title, he is the 2020 US Open champion (what a comeback for the Austrian, down two sets and a break).
WTA: the top two players remained the same. Naomi Osaka moves up six spots to #3 after winning her second US Open title. The players from #4 to #9 all fell one spot: Karolina Pliskova (#4); Sofia Kenin; Elina Svitolina; Bianca Andreescu; Kiki Bertens; Serena Williams (#9). Belinda Bencic remained the same at #10. Ashleigh Barty is still going strong at #1.
SPECIAL MENTION: Leylah Fernandez, the Canadian player got a boost to her ranking over the weekend with her performance at the US Open. She moved up six spots to crack the top hundred for the first time in her career at #98.
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