By Jürgen Fritz, Mon 03 Mai 2021, Cover picture: © JFB
By reaching the semi-finals of the E-Tournament in Munich (ATP 250), Norwegian Casper Ruud moves up to the Top 15 in the JFB 52 Week Tennis World Ranking, Denis Shapovalov drops to 16. And Britain’s Cameron Norrie moves into the Top 30 by reaching the final in Estoril (E). This is how the 52-Week Tennis World Ranking look on 3 May 2021.
Basilashvili wins in Munich, Ramos-Vinolas in Estoril
Alexander Zverev and Casper Ruud had started as the two tournament favourites at the ATP 250 tournament (E) in Munich. If Zverev had made it to the final, he would have passed Dominic Thiem in the JFB ranking and climbed from 7 to 6. However, the German was surprisingly eliminated in the quarter-finals by qualifier Ilya Ivashka. Ruud at least made it to the semi-finals in Munich, but then lost to Nikoloz Basilashvili, who won the tournament today with a victory over Jan-Lennard Struff. With the 35 points for reaching the semi-finals, Ruud climbs from 16 to 15 in the JFB ranking.
In Estoril (E) Denis Shapovalov was the favourite to win the tournament, but was eliminated in his first match in the round of 16. As a result, Shapovalov drops out of the Top 15. Cameron Norrie, on the other hand, reached the final in Estoril, where he lost to Albert Ramos-Vinolas from Spain. With the 6 points for reaching the final, Norrie moves into the Top 30. Here are the …
JFB 52 Week Tennis World Rankings as of 3 May 2021
The category Tournaments played actually indicates the tournaments played in the last 52 weeks and is not, as with the ATP, a constructed number in which tournaments are counted in which a player did not compete at all, but in the opinion of the ATP should have competed. Listed are all professional tournaments in which a player actually started in the last 52 weeks, not only Grand Slam and ATP tournaments, but also Challenger and Future tournaments.
The Win-Loss section also includes all wins and losses in the last 52 weeks, including those in Challenger, Future and Qualifying tournaments, in order to have a real overview of how many matches the players have played. And in Titles, all tournament wins in the last 52 weeks in men’s professional tournaments are actually listed, also in the team competitions (T) of the Davis Cup and ATP Cup and in Challenger (F, G, H) and Future tournaments (I).
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