Medvedev Breaks Into Top 5, Mover Of The Week
ATPTour.com looks at the top Movers of the Week in the ATP Rankings, as of Monday, 19 August 2019
Competing in his third final in as many weeks, the 23-year-old claimed his first ATP Masters 1000 title at the Western & Southern Open. Medvedev, who finished as runner-up at the Citi Open and Coupe Rogers, dropped one set en route to the trophy with wins against Kyle Edmund, Benoit Paire, Jan-Lennard Struff, Andrey Rublev, World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and David Goffin.
The Russian now leads the ATP Tour with 44 victories this season, three wins ahead of Coupe Rogers champion and ATP Race To London leader Rafael Nadal. After becoming the fifth player from his country to lift a Masters 1000 trophy, Medvedev jumps to a career-high No. 5 in the ATP Rankings. Read More and Watch Highlights.
No. 10 (Career High) Roberto Bautista Agut, +1
The Spaniard advanced to his third Masters 1000 quarter-final of the year in Cincinnati. Bautista Agut defeated Hubert Hurkacz and Next Gen ATP Finals contenders Frances Tiafoe and Miomir Kecmanovic to reach the last eight in Ohio, before falling to Richard Gasquet in three sets. Bautista Agut becomes the 19th Spaniard to reach the Top 10 in ATP Rankings history (since 1973).
Spaniards To Reach The Top 10 Of The ATP Rankings
|Player||Career-High ATP Ranking||Date Achieved|
|Carlos Moya||1||15 March 1999|
|Juan Carlos Ferrero||1||8 September 2003|
|Rafael Nadal||1||18 August 2008|
|Manuel Orantes||2||23 August 1973|
|Alex Corretja||2||1 February 1999|
|Sergi Bruguera||3||1 August 1994|
|David Ferrer||3||8 July 2013|
|Tommy Robredo||5||28 August 2006|
|Jose Higueras||6||13 June 1983|
|Albert Costa||6||22 July 2002|
|Juan Aguilera||7||17 September 1984|
|Emilio Sanchez||7||30 April 1990|
|Alberto Berasategui||7||14 November 1994|
|Fernando Verdasco||7||20 April 2009|
|Nicolas Almagro||9||2 May 2011|
|Carlos Costa||10||18 May 1992|
|Felix Mantilla||10||8 June 1998|
|Pablo Carreno Busta||10||11 September 2017|
|Roberto Bautista Agut||10||19 August 2019|
No. 15 David Goffin, +4
The 2017 Nitto ATP Finals runner-up advanced to his first Masters 1000 championship match in Cincinnati. After beating Taylor Fritz, Guido Pella and Adrian Mannarino to reach his fifth Masters 1000 semi-final, the Belgian overcame Gasquet to break through to his first final at the level. Despite his loss to Medvedev, Goffin climbs four positions to No. 15 in the ATP Rankings.
No. 34 Richard Gasquet, +22
Gasquet reached his first Masters 1000 semi-final in more than six years in Cincinnati. The Frenchman, whose last final-four appearance at the level came at the 2013 Miami Open presented by Itau, beat Andy Murray, Federico Delbonis, Diego Schwartzman and Bautista Agut to claim his place in the semi-finals, where he fell to Goffin in straight sets. Gasquet soars 22 places to No. 34 in the ATP Rankings.
Other Notable Movers
No. 47 Andrey Rublev, +23
No. 49 (Career High) Miomir Kecmanovic, +9
No. 58 Daniel Evans, -14
No. 59 Yoshihito Nishioka, +18
No. 64 Pablo Carreno Busta, -11
No. 80 Aljaz Bedene, +10
No. 93 Leonardo Mayer, -11
No. 96 Marius Copil, -11