Rafael Nadal up to world No. 2 after Barcelona win


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Rafael Nadal’s twelfth Barcelona Open title pushed him again as much as No.2 within the ATP rankings on Monday. He’s 110 factors forward of Daniil Medvedev.

ATP rankings as of April 26:

 1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 11963 pts

 2. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 9810 (+1)

 3. Daniil Medvedev (RUS) 9700 (-1)

 4. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 8365

 5. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 7980

 6. Alexander Zverev (GER) 6125

 7. Andrey Rublev (RUS) 6000

 8. Roger Federer (SUI) 5875

 9. Diego Schwartzman (ARG) 3765

10. Matteo Berrettini (ITA) 3568

Based on tennis.com, Monday marks the start of Rafa’s 578th profession week contained in the High 2. To place that in perspective, the stretch totals greater than 11 strong years of being one of many two finest tennis gamers on the earth.

Of these 578 profession weeks within the High 2, he’s spent 209 at No. 1 and now 369 at No. 2.

Our champ cracked the High 10 for the primary time on April 25, 2005 after successful the primary of his now-12 profession titles in Barcelona and he’s by no means dropped out, the longest consecutive streak within the High 10 in ATP rankings historical past.


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