By Jürgen Fritz, Sun 28 Aug 2022, Cover photo: © JFB
Adrian Mannarino wins an ATP tournament for the second time in his career at the age of 34. He beats Laslo Djere in the final of Winston-Salem and thus moves back into the top 50 one day before the start of the US Open.
In the next two weeks, The True Tennis World Ranking may change significantly
Dropping two places this week is Pablo Carreno Busta, who reached the quarter-finals of the 250 tournament in Winston-Salem last year but did not compete there this year. He is no longer in the top 16, but can easily make up for it with a good showing at the US Open.
At the fourth and last Grand Slam tournament of the year, some players have a lot of points to defend from last year:
- Daniil Medvedev: 100 points
- Novak Djokovic, who was not allowed to enter the USA: 60 points
- Felix Auger-Aliassime and Alexander Zverev, who is not yet able to play again due to injury: 35 points
- Carlos Alcaraz, Matteo Berrettini and Botic van de Zandschulp: 20 points
Djokovic’s score will thus drop to 263.5 after the US Open, Zverev’s to 225.6. Rafael Nadal, on the other hand, has no points to defend at the US Open and all other tournaments until the end of the year. His points total therefore continues to grow with every victory.
The True Tennis World Ranking
And this is how the current JFB 52 Week Tennis World Ranking looks after Winston-Salem (E), before the US Open (A):
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