The world ranking this Monday, November 21, will be officially considered by the Association of Professional Tennis Players (ATP) as the final classification for statistics and records as in Carlos Alcaraz as the youngest season finale number one since 1973, when this body controlled and designed a weekly list with the help of computers.
For history, Alcaraz’s record is 19 years and 214 days, left by the Australian. Lleyton Hewitt, who reigned in the 2011 campaign for 20 years and 275 days. the student of Juan Carlos Ferrero He was unable to defend his spot in the ATP Finals due to an abdominal injury, but neither Rafa Nadal nor Stefanos Tsitsipas were able to reduce the disadvantages of 1,000 and 1,470 points, respectively.
This will also be the ranking of the Spanish double, with the Murcian at number 1 and Rafael Nadal escorting him to no. 2. It is the second country to sign a record equivalent of completing the course, behind the United States, which has sealed it five times: John McEnroe-Jimmy Connors (1982 and 1984), Pete Sampras-Andre Agassi (1994 and 1995), Pete Sampras-Michael Chang (1996).
the serbian Novak Djokovic he will appear in fifth position, moving up from eighth, thanks to a total of 1,500 points added to the ATP Finals title. They finished undefeated, 5-0. He amassed 600 for three group stage wins, another 400 in the semifinals loss and added 500 in defeating Casper Ruud in the final.
The Norwegian, who left Turin with 800, is 200 behind Rafa Nadal, precisely the amount the Spaniard gained by defeating the Scandinavian in their direct rivalry in the group stage. If Ruud loses, he relegates Nadal to second place.
In the ATP Finals these are the points added by its stars: Novak Djokovic, 1,500; Casper Ruud, 800; Andrey Rublev and Carlos Alcaraz substitute, Taylor Fritz, 400; Rafael Nadal, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Felix Auger-Aliassime, 200; Daniel Medvedev, 0.
Between Alcaraz and Djokovic there is a distance of 2,000 points, which Balkan can add to the next Australian Open if he wins it. The tennis player from El Palmar defends 90, third round. When it comes down to it, he will secure the position, as long as they don’t change their respective calendars and sign up for a previous ATP 250.
ATP World Ranking
official season finale
1. Carlos Alcaraz (Span) 6,820
2. Rafael Nadal (Span) 6,020
3. Casper Ruud (Nor) 5,820
4. Stefanos Tsitsipas (Gree) 5,550
5. Novak Djokovic (Srb) 4,820
6. Felix Auger-Aliassime (Can) 4,195
7. Daniil Medvedev (Russian) 4,065
8. Andrey Rublev (Russian) 3,930
9. Taylor Fritz (USA) 3,355
10. Hubert Hurkacz 2,905
11. Holger Rune (Also) 2,888
Source: La Verdad
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