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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Nadal starts training for Wimbledon on Monday

(Jürgen Fritz, 12.06.2022) The suspended Medvedev (1) and the injured Zverev (2) will certainly not be competing at Wimbledon 2022. The injured record winner Federer will also be absent. Nadal (4) was also feared to be absent from the third Grand Slam tournament of the year due to his severe foot complaints. But now there is hope.

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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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Nadal played in Paris with injections and numb foot

(Jürgen Fritz, 06.06.2022) This performance will go down in sporting history. There has probably never been anything comparable across all disciplines: Rafael Nadal won Roland Garros for the 14th time and won his 22nd Grand Slam title. Now it became known that he was only able to play the whole tournament at all with injections in nerves of his foot.

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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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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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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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Nadal rises from 8 to 5 in JFB Ranking, Djokovic remains No. 1

(Jürgen Fritz, 31.01.2022) Rafael Nadal won the Australian Open for the second time on Sunday, his 21st Grand Slam title. This has never been achieved by a male player since 1877. In the JFB Ranking, the Spaniard rises from 8 to 5 with only eight tournaments played in the last 52 weeks. Djokovic remains No. 1 thanks to Zverev’s early elimination and Medvedev’s defeat again in the final.

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Nadal breaks own world record: tournament winner for the 19th year in a row

(Jürgen Fritz, 10.01.2022) Rafael Nadal breaks his own world record, winning at least one ATP tournament every season for the 19th year in a row. In the final in Melbourne, the 35-year-old beat US-American Maxime Cressy 7-6, 6-3. This was the Spaniard’s 89th tournament victory. He won at least one ATP tournament every year from 2004 to 2022, 19 years non-stop. That has never happened before.

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Australien annulliert Djokovics Visum, der geht nun vor Gericht

(Jürgen Fritz, 06.01.2022) Das Drama um den Weltranglistenersten und neunfachen Australian Open-Champion Novak Djokovic, der sich nicht gegen COVID-19 impfen lassen will, geht weiter. Am Mittwoch traf er gegen 23:30 Uhr in Melbourne ein, wurde die ganze Nacht im Flughafen festgehalten und verhört. Dann wurde sein Visum annulliert, er ausgewiesen. Dagegen gehen seine Anwälte nun gerichtlich vor.

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