Alcaraz is the youngest player in the top five in tennis since 2005.

Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz became the youngest player to reach the top five in the ATP rankings since his compatriot Rafael Nadal in 2005.

The 19-year-old’s rise came one position to fifth after reaching the final of the tournament in Hamburg, where he lost on Sunday to Italy’s Lorenzo Mussetti, who opened his first title, to move him up 31 positions to 31st.

Despite being eliminated from six finals for the first time in his young career, Alcaraz secured a rise to fifth place after reaching the final, becoming, at the age of 19 years, two months and 20 days, the youngest player to reach that position since the Spaniard. Nadal, who achieved it on May 9, 2005 at the age of 18 years 11 months and 6 days.

In this week’s classification, Argentina’s Francisco Serondolo is up 6 spots to 24 after reaching the semi-finals in Hamburg, while Austria’s Dominic Thiem is up 75 spots to 199 after reaching the Swiss Championships in Gstaad and his first semi-final in 14 months.

Russia’s Daniel Medvedev remained at the top of the rankings ahead of Germany’s Alexander Zverev, Nadal and Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas respectively, while Serb Novak Djokovic remained in seventh place, which he fell to despite winning Wimbledon due to an ATP decision do not count the third Grand Slam points in protest against the ban on the participation of Russians and Belarusians against the backdrop of a Russian special operation in Ukraine.

In the WTA ranking, there were no significant changes in the top 20 ranking, the leadership is still occupied by the Polish Iga Swiventek.

Rating of the top ten players:

1 – Daniil Medvedev, 7,775 points

2- German Alexander Zverev 6850

3- Rafael Nadal 6165

4- Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas 5045

5- Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz 4895 (1+)

6. Kasper Rod 4890, Norway.

7- Novak Djokovic 4770

8- Russian Andrei Rublev 3575

9- Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime 3445

10- Italian Yannick Schener 3185

Rating of the top ten players:

1- Polish IGA Schwentek 8336 points

2- Estonian Annette Kontaveit 4476

3- Greek Maria Skari 4190

4- Spaniard Paula Paduza 4030

5- Tunisian Anas Jaber 4010

6- Belarusian Arina Sobolenko 3267

7- American Jessica Pegula 3087

8. Garbine Mugurosa (Spain) 2886 (1+)

9- American Danielle Collins 2743 (1-)

10- British Emma Raducano 2717

Source: AFP

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