ATP Tour

Madrid winner Nadal moves to 4th in rankings

Rafael Nadal (Getty)
Rafael Nadal (Getty)

Paris - Rafael Nadal's climb to fourth in the world on the strength of his Madrid Masters win was confirmed in the latest ATP Tour's rankings released on Monday.

The Spaniard continued his flawless record on clay this season by beating Dominic Thiem to win the Madrid tournament for a fifth time 7-6 (10/8), 6-4 on Sunday.

The Spaniard is now 15-0 on his favoured surface this year having also picked up his 10th titles in Monte Carlo and Barcelona in recent weeks.

Thiem's reward for making the final was a two-place move to seventh.

Nadal was last ranked fourth in October last year.

The highest mover of the week was Borna Coric, who jumped 18 places to 41st after his quarter-final appearance in the Spanish capital.

Top 20 in the latest ATP Tour rankings:

1. Andy Murray (GBR) 10 360

2. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 6 845

3. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 5 605

4. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 5 195

5. Roger Federer (SUI) 5 035

6. Milos Raonic (CAN) 4 180

7. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 4 035

8. Marin Cilic (CRO) 3 735

9. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 3 470

10. David Goffin (BEL) 3 055

11. Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) 2 900

12. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 2 870

13. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 2 690

14. Jack Sock (USA) 2 370

15. Gal Monfils (FRA) 2 635

16. Lucas Pouille (FRA) 2 330

17. Alexander Zverev (GER) 2 300

18. Nick Kyrgios (AUS) 2 155

19. Albert Ramos (ESP) 2 145

20. Roberto Bautista (ESP) 2 110

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