Medvedev is the new No. 1 in the world for the first time in the JFB Ranking

(Jürgen Fritz, 13.06.2022) By reaching the final in s’Hertogenbosch (E) it is just enough for Daniil Medvedev to overtake Alexander Zverev and take the lead in the JFB Ranking for the first time. Matteo Berrettini consolidates position 10 with his victory in Stuttgart (E).

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Zverev operated on his foot: What does that mean for Wimbledon and the US Open?

(Jürgen Fritz, 08.06.2022) The pictures of Alexander Zverev twisting his ankle so badly in the Roland Garros semi-final against Nadal that he tore several ligaments in his right foot went around the world. Now the world No. 1 in the JFB Ranking had to undergo surgery. What does this mean for Wimbledon, which starts in just under three weeks, and what for the US Open starting at the end of August?

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Zverev is No. 1 in the world for the first time in the JFB Ranking

(Jürgen Fritz, 06.06.2022) Djokovic was unable to defend his Roland Garros title. He was eliminated by Nadal in the quarter-finals and drops from 1 to 3 in the JFB Ranking. Medvedev was even eliminated in the round of 16. This means that Zverev, who reached the semi-finals, takes over the top position for the first time and Rafael Nadal moves up from 5 to 4 with his victory, the finalist Ruud from 9 to 5.

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One of these four will win Roland Garros 2022

(Jürgen Fritz, 20.05.2022) Two days to go until the start of Roland Garros, the highlight of the clay court season. In the women’s singles, world number one Iga Swiatek is the clear favourite to win the tournament after her five tournament wins in a row. In the men’s singles, there are four players who are likely to win the title this year.

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Zverev und Medvedev scheitern in Miami im Viertelfinale – Djokovic bleibt die Nr. 1

(Jürgen Fritz, 01.04.2022) Es bleibt dabei: Alexander Zverev und Daniil Medvedev können 2022 nicht an ihre Erfolge ihrer 2021er Saison anknüpfen. Beide scheiden in Miami bereits im Viertelfinale aus und bleiben weiter ohne Turniersieg in der laufenden Saison. Zverev scheitert in Florida an Casper Ruud, Medvedev an Hubert Hurkacz. So bleibt Novak Djokovic weiter die Nr. 1, obschon er seit Monaten kaum spielen darf.

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Djokovic remains No. 1 in JFB Ranking, Nadal rises to 4, Fritz to 15

(Jürgen Fritz, 22.03.2022) Taylor Fritz’s win in Indian Wells moves him into the top 15 for the first time. Despite another break in play, Novak Djokovic remains at No. 1 in the JFB 52 Week Tennis World Ranking, while Rafael Nadal moves up to No. 4 with his win in Acapulco and his run to the final in Indian Wells with only ten tournaments played in the last 52 weeks.

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Zverev beschimpft Schiedsrichter als „fucking idiot“, schlägt mit dem Racket auf dessen Stuhl

(Jürgen Fritz, 23.02.2022) Bilder, wie man sie im Tennissport kaum kennt, bekamen die Zuschauer am Dienstagabend in Acapulco zu sehen. Nach einem engen Ball, den der Schiedsrichter zugunsten der Doppelgegner wertete, flippte Alexander Zverev völlig aus, beschimpfte den Schiri als „fucking idiot“ und donnerte nach dem Match seinen Schläger viermal mit fast voller Kraft gegen den Stuhl, auf dem der Schiedsrichter noch saß.

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Nadal will compete in Acapulco

(Jürgen Fritz, 19.02.2022) What a starting field at the 500 tournament in Acapulco next week! Five of the top six in the world will be there: Daniil Medvedev, defending champion Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, 2020 winner Rafael Nadal and Matteo Berrettini.

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Auger-Aliassime rises from 10 to 7 in JFB Ranking

(Jürgen Fritz, 14.02.2022) Felix Auger-Aliassime won the 500 tournament in Rotterdam, Reilly Opelka and Casper Ruud the 250 tournaments in Dallas and Buenos Aires. The week before Alexander Bublik won the 250 tournament in Montpellier, Albert Ramos-Vinolas the one in Cordoba and Joao Sousa in Pune. As a result, Auger-Aliassime rises from 10 to 7 in the JFB Ranking, Opelka from 24 to 18.

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