Nadal, Djokovic and Alcaraz are the Players of the Year 2022

(Jürgen Fritz, 22.11.2022) The men’s tennis year is almost over. On Sunday, Novak Djokovic won the ATP Finals for the sixth time. The Davis Cup Finals follow this week and otherwise only Challenger tournaments. It is already clear who the three best players of the year were.

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Djokovic falls further behind, Ruud the new world No. 3

(Jürgen Fritz, 19.09.2022) Novak Djokovic did not want to play for Serbia in the Davis Cup this year. The Wimbledon winner, who played very successfully in the Davis Cup last year, thus loses quite a few points and falls back to fourth place. Medvedev and Rublev also lose many Davis Cup points from last year. Casper Ruud moves up to position three.

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Alcaraz is the new No. 1 of the world

(Jürgen Fritz, 13.09.2022) The world has a new Grand Slam winner and a new No. 1. It’s the youngest No. 1 ever in men’s tennis. 19-year-old Carlos Alcaraz beats 23-year-old Casper Ruud 6-4, 2-6, 7-6, 6-3 in the youngest US Open final in 32 years. There are two Spaniards at the top of the world now.

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Heute beginnen die US Open 2022

(Jürgen Fritz, 29.08.2022) Es ist nach Wimbledon das älteste, das traditionsreichste Tennisturnier der Welt: die US Open. Vor 141 Jahren, im Jahr 1881 wurden die U.S. National Championships der Herren erstmals ausgetragen (Wimbledon erstmals 1877). Heute gehen die US Open 2022 in Flushing Meadows in New York los.

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Coric jumps up by over 100 places

(Jürgen Fritz, 22.08.2022) Borna Ćorić, No. 152 in the ATP Ranking, beats four top ten players in five days at the Cincinnati Masters and wins a 1000 tournament for the first time in his career. In The True Tennis World Ranking he shoots up to 37. Cincinnati finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas overtakes Casper Ruud to become world No. 6 again.

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Carreño Busta moves into the Top 16

(Jürgen Fritz, 15.08.2022) At the Canada Masters in Montreal, 31-year-old Spaniard Pablo Carreño Busta wins a C tournament for the first time in his career with victories over Berrettini, Sinner and in the final over Hurkacz. In The True Tennis World Ranking, the bronze medallist from Tokyo thus rises from 26 to 16.

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Kyrgios now in the top 15

(Jürgen Fritz, 08.08.2022) Daniil Medvedev wins a tournament in Los Cabos (E) for the first time in 47 weeks and extends his lead in The True Tennis World Ranking by 10 points. Nick Kyrgios wins an ATP tournament in Washington (D) for the first time in three years and thus climbs from 17 to 15.

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Zverev drops to 4, de Minaur and Bautista Agut back in the top 20

(Jürgen Fritz, 01.08.2022) Roberto Bautista Agut won the 250 tournament in Kitzbuhel, Jannik Sinner in Umag and Alex de Minaur in Atlanta. Thus, de Minaur and Bautista Agut move back into the top 20, Sinner consolidates position 8. As the points from the Olympics are removed from the ranking after 52 weeks, Zverev (gold), Khachanov (silver) and Carreño Busta (bronze) drop back.

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Musetti in the Top 50 for the first time

(Jürgen Fritz, 25.07.2022) In Hamburg, 20-year-old Lorenzo Musetti won an ATP tournament for the first time. In a high-class final, he beat Carlos Alcaraz. Musetti thus moves into the top 50 of The True Tennis World Ranking for the first time. The previous Hamburg champion Pablo Carreño Busta falls out of the top 15. In Gstaad, world No. 7 Casper Ruud successfully defended his title in the final against Matteo Berrettini.

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Baez, Cressy and Cerundolo establish themselves in the Top 50

(Jürgen Fritz, 18.07.2022) Francisco Cerundolo beat fellow Argentine Sebastian Baez in the final of the Nordea Open in Bastad, Sweden, to win his first ATP tournament. Maxime Cressy was able to defeat John Isner in the semi-finals and Alexander Bublik in the final in Newport, USA, on grass. As a result, Baez, Cressy and Cerundolo each moved up about ten places in The True Tennis World Ranking.

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