Saturday, July 10, 2010

Roger Federer hits rock bottom in last 6½ years !!

Roger Federer, I don't think he needs any introduction, has slided to the lowest rank ever in his last 6½ years. That is, he is now at No.3 (his lowest rank since November, 2003) in the latest ATP ranking, which was released after Wimbledon. He lost the match against Tomáš Berdych(from 13th position he jumped to 8th position after his performance in Wimbledon) in quarter finals of the oldest tennis tournament in the world, that is Wimbledon and then from No.2 he slipped to No.3. Earlier in this year after French open he lost is No.1 position and Rafael Nadal took over his place on June 7th.

Federer was 1 week short of Pete Sampras record of being on top for 286 weeks. Rafael Nadal after winning Wimbledon, for the second time, is on No.1 and extends his points lead. Tomáš Berdych being the runner up of the tournament. The top 15 players according to latest ATP ranking for Men's single are (in that order),
  1. Rafael Nadal 
  2. Novak Djokovic
  3. Roger Federer
  4. Andy Murray
  5. Robin Soderling
  6. Nikolay Davydenko
  7. Juan Martin Del Potro
  8. Tomáš Berdych
  9. Andy Roddick
  10. Fernando Verdasco
  11. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
  12. David Ferrer
  13. Marin Cilic
  14. Mikhail Youzhny
  15. Jurgen Melzer
The top 10 players of Tennis in category women singles after Wimbledon 2010 are as follow,
  1. Serena Williams
  2. Jelena Jankovic
  3. Caroline Wozniacki 
  4. Venus Williams
  5. Samantha Stosur
  6. Elena Dementieva
  7. Kim Clijsters
  8. Francesca Schiavone
  9. Vera Zvonareva
  10. Na Li              
Note: All the ranking are updated till todays date. They might change as the players compete against each other in various tournaments.

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