Tennis Ranking | Carlos Alcarez overtakes Novak Djokovic to become world’s number one male tennis player

Paris: Carlos Alcaraz has overtaken Novak Djokovic to become the world number one male tennis player in the latest ATP rankings, giving him the top seed at the French Open. Daniil Medvedev, who won the Italian Open title, is at the second spot in the latest rankings. Djokovic, who entered Rome as the defending champion, suffered a defeat in the fourth round, which dropped him to third place. For the first time Spain’s Alcarez will be the top seed in a Grand Slam tournament with the French Open starting on Sunday. He will turn 20 this month. He has won 30 matches in 2023 while he had to face defeat in three. Also read Defending French Open champion Aiga Swiatek, on the other hand, remains at the top of the WTA rankings. She has been the number one female tennis player in the world for over a year. She is followed by Australian Open winner Arina Sabalenka in second place. Elena Rybakina, who won the women’s singles title at the Italian Open, has gained two places to reach a career-best fourth position. Jessica Pegula retained the third position.(Agency)

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