Tennis Ranking October 2018

Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep retain the top spots in the Tennis Singles rankings

Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) released the world singles rankings on Monday where Spanish star Rafael Nadal retains his top spot with 7660 points while Serbian legend Novak Djokovic holds the second spot with 7445. Despite the herniated disc back injury, Simona Halep holds the women’s no.1 spot in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings. She has recently missed the WTA Finals for that back injury.

Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer retains the number 3 spot ahead of Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro and Germany’s Alexander Zverev. United States’ John Isner climbed to the ninth spot while Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov fell to 10th place. Here goes the current ATP top 10 ranking:

  1. Rafael Nadal (Spain) 7,660 Points
  2. Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 7,445
  3. Roger Federer (Switzerland) 6,260
  4. Juan Martin del Potro (Argentina) 5,760
  5. Alexander Zverev (Germany) 5,025
  6. Marin Cilic (Croatia) 4,185
  7. Dominic Thiem (Austria) 3,825
  8. Kevin Anderson (South Africa) 3,730
  9. John Isner (United States) 3,380
  10. Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria) 3,335

In the WTA rankings, Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki lost the number 2 spot to Germany’s Angelique Kerber. But, Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka retained her number 4 spot. Both Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova and United States’ Sloane Stephens jumped two spots to hold the fifth and sixth ranking of the WTA table.

Rafael Nadal Retains ranking

After claiming the Kremlin Cup title on Saturday, Russia’s Daria Kasatkina jumped four spots to WTA no.10. Tragically, American female tennis legend Venus Williams fell 18 places to World number 40. The current WTA rankings are as follows:

  1. Simona Halep (Romania) 6,921 points
  2. Angelique Kerber (Germany) 5,375
  3. Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 5,086
  4. Naomi Osaka (Japan) 4,740
  5. Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) 4,255
  6. Sloane Stephens (US) 3,943
  7. Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) 3,850
  8. Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) 3,840
  9. Kiki Bertens (Netherlands) 3,710
  10. Daria Kasatkina (Russia) 3,315

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