ATP Tour

Federer up to third in latest ATP Tour rankings

Roger Federer (AP)
Roger Federer (AP)

Paris - Former world No 1 Roger Federer has returned to third in the ATP rankings released on Monday, replacing Alexander Zverev after the reigning champion was knocked out of the Munich Open at the quarter-finals stage.

Federer, who has won a record 20 Grand Slams, is making his return to clay at the Madrid Open this week after three years' absence.

Elsewhere, Stefanos Tsitsipas takes ninth spot from American John Isner following the Greek's victory at the Estoril Open.

Novak Djokovic remains first ahead of Rafael Nadal to mark the Serb's 250th week as world No 1, a record only bettered on four occasions in the past.

Top 20 in the latest ATP Tour rankings:

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 11 160

2. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 7 765

3. Roger Federer (SUI) 5 590

4. Alexander Zverev (GER) 5 565

5. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 5 085

6. Kevin Anderson (RSA) 4 115

7. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 3 780

8. Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) 3 225

9. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 3 190

10. John Isner (USA) 3 085

11. Marin Cilic (CRO) 2 845

12. Fabio Fognini (ITA) 2 840

13. Karen Khachanov (RUS) 2 685

14. Daniil Medvedev (RUS) 2 625

15. Borna Coric (CRO) 2 525

16. Milos Raonic (CAN) 2 050

17. Nikoloz Basilashvili (GEO) 1 930

18. Gael Monfils (FRA) 1 920

19. Marco Cecchinato (ITA) 1 875

20. Denis Shapovalov (CAN) 1 820

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