Zverev overtakes Medvedev in JFB Ranking, Nadal rises from 10 to 8

(Jürgen Fritz, 17.01.2022) The 2022 tennis season has begun. Canada won the ATP Cup, Monfils, Nadal, Karatsev and Kokkinakis won the four preparation tournaments for the Australian Open. Zverev overtakes Medvedev to become world No. 2 again in the JFB 52 Week Tennis World Ranking. Nadal rises from 10 to 8.

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Djokovic extends his lead in the JFB Ranking

(Jürgen Fritz, 08.11.2021) With his victory at the Paris Masters 1000, Novak Djokovic moves further away from Daniil Medvedev, who was unable to defend his title, in the JFB 52 Week Tennis World Ranking. Paris semi-finalist Hubert Hurkacz moves up to 8, 18-year-old Carlos Alcaraz is in the top 20 for the first time and quarter-finalist Taylor Fritz is the new US No. 1.

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Berrittini passes Rublev, Alcaraz nears top 20, Tiafoe, Cilic and Fritz now in top 30

(Jürgen Fritz, 01.11.2021) Alexander Zverev’s tournament win in Vienna sneaks a little closer to the two leaders, Djokovic and Medvedev. Matteo Berrittini overtakes Andrey Rublev, who could neither defend his title in Vienna nor the one in St. Petersburg. Jannik Sinner is back in the top ten, Carlos Alcaraz moves very close to the top 20. St. Petersburg winner Cilic and the finalists from Vienna and St. Petersburg, Tiafoe and Fritz, move into the Top 30.

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Sinner moves very close to top ten, Karatsev back in top 15

(Jürgen Fritz, 25.10.2021) After their tournament wins in Antwerp and Moscow respectively, Jannik Sinner and Aslan Karatsev each move up one place in the JFB 52 Week Tennis World Ranking. Sinner is now 11th, just 0.5 points behind Norrie at 10th, and Karatsev moves up from 16th to 15th. The top 13 players are all from Europe. France, however, now has no top 30 player.

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Norrie is the new world No. 10

(Jürgen Fritz, 18.10.2021) It was not Daniil Medvedev, Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsipas or Andrey Rublev who won the Masters 1000 title in Indian Wells, but Britain’s Cameron Norrie, who was not even among the top 20 seeds. He beat Nikoloz Basilashvili in the final of the C tournament to move into the top ten of the JFB 52 Week Tennis World Ranking for the first time.

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Zverev schlägt erstmals Andy Murray

(Jürgen Fritz, 13.10.2021) Alexander Zverev hat nun erstmals auch den vierten der sogenannten Big Four geschlagen. In Indian Wells rang der 24-Jährige in der Runde der letzten 32 den Schotten Andy Murray in ihrem dritten Aufeinandertreffen nach 2:07 Stunden mit 6-4, 7-6 nieder und steht damit im Achtelfinale des Masters 1000-Turniers.

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Ruud in the top eight for the first time

(Jürgen Fritz, 05.10.2021) Hubert Hurkacz won the E tournament (ATP 250) in Metz the week before last, Team Europe won the Laver Cup for the fourth time in a row against Team World, Jannik Sinner defended his title in Sofia (E) on Sunday and Casper Ruud won in San Diego (E). With his fifth ATP 250 title this year, Ruud moves up to position 8 in the JFB 52 Week Tennis World Ranking for the first time.

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Medvedev moves very close to Djokovic in JFB 52 Weeks Tennis World Ranking

(Jürgen Fritz, 13.09.2021) Daniil Medvedev defeats Novak Djokovic in the US Open final in three sets to become the second player born after 1988 to win a major title after Dominic Thiem. At 25.5 years old, he is also the youngest Grand Slam winner since Andy Murray’s US Open victory in 2012. In the JFB 52 Week Tennis World Ranking, Medvedev thus overtakes Alexander Zverev and is now very close to Djokovic.

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Ivashka wins his first ATP title and storms into the top 30

(Jürgen Fritz, 29.08.2021) Ilya Ivashka is the first Belarusian since Max Mirnyi in 2003 to win an ATP tournament. After knocking out top seed Pablo Carreno Busta, the world No. 9, in the quarter-finals, the 27-year-old gave Sweden’s Mikael Ymer no chance in the Winston-Salem final on Saturday night, beating him 6-0, 6-2 in just 55 minutes to move into the world’s top 30 for the first time.

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Alexander Zverev is No. 2 in the world again

(Jürgen Fritz, 24.08.2021) After his Olympic victory, Alexander Zverev was the world No. 2 for a fortnight. But then Daniil Medvedev overtook him again with his victory in the Masters 1000 tournament in Toronto last week. After his title win at the Masters 1000 tournament in Cincinnati, his sixth tournament win in the last 52 weeks, Zverev is now back at No. 2 in the JFB 52 Week Tennis World Ranking.

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Medvedev regains second place in JFB 52 Week Ranking

(Jürgen Fritz, 16.08.2021) With his tournament win in Toronto, Daniil Medvedev has moved back to second place in the JFB 52 Week Tennis World Ranking. Alexander Zverev had overtaken Medvedev a fortnight ago with his victory at the Olympic Games. This was Medvedev’s fifth tournament win in the last 52 weeks in singles plus the victory with Russia in the ATP Cup and his fourth career Masters 1000 title (C).

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JFB 52 Week Ranking: Jannik Sinner returns to the Top 15

(Jürgen Fritz, 09.08.2021) After his tournament win in Washington, his first at an ATP 500 event (D), 19-year-old Jannik Sinner returns to the top 15, rising from 17 to 13 in the JFB 52 Week Tennis World Ranking. Semi-finalist Kei Nishikori moves from 40 to 30 and Washington finalist Mackenzie McDonald makes the top 50 for the first time.

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