Pyeongchang: Novak Djokovic’s fourth Wimbledon win propelled him back into the top 10 of the latest ATP rankings released Monday. Djokovic beat Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) to claim his fourth Wimbledon men’s singles crown on Sunday, launching him 11 places to 10th in the rankings, ending an eight months top 10 exile.
South African surprise finalist Anderson, 32, moved up three places to fifth in the rankings. Spain’s Rafael Nadal remains top of the table and has widened the gap over number two Roger Federer, who was eliminated by Anderson in a marathon quarter-final.
Serena Williams returns to top 30
London: Serena Williams climbed 153 spots in WTA rankings after her runner-up finish at Wimbledon, putting her back in the top 30. Williams is ranked 28th in the list published Monday. At Wimbledon, the former No. 1 was playing only her fourth tournament after returning from childbirth, but still reached the final before losing to Angelique Kerber. Kerber climbed six spots to No. 4, with Simona Halep holding onto the top ranking despite going out in the third round at All England Club.