Federer climbs to 6th in tennis rankings


Roger Federer


Roger Federer jumped four places to sixth in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday, leapfrogging rival, Rafael Nadal, following his Indian Wells Masters triumph.

Federer eliminated Nadal in the fourth round on his way to his fifth Indian Wells title, beating fellow Swiss, Stan Wawrinka, in the final.

Andy Murray holds onto the No 1 slot despite his second-round exit from Indian Wells while Novak Djokovic, also an early victim in the Southern Californian desert, retains the No 2 spot ahead of third-placed, Wawrinka.

ATP rankings:

  1. Andy Murray (GBR) 12 005 points
  2. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 8 915
  3. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 5 705
  4. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 4 730
  5. Milos Raonic (CAN) 4 480
  6. Roger Federer (SUI) 4 305
  7. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 4 145
  8. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 3 465
  9. Marin Cilic (CRO) 3 420
  10. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 3 310

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