Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev dropped from 8th to 12th place in the ATP rankings
Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev dropped to 12th place in the ranking of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). This was reported on the website of the organization.
The athlete had previously taken eighth place. He left the top ten of the ATP rankings for the first time since 2019. Serb Novak Djokovic returned to the first line. Spaniard Carlos Alcaras is in second place, Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas is third, and Norwegian Kasper Ruud is fourth. The best of the Russians is Andrey Rublev, who took the fifth position.
Medvedev ended his performance at the Australian Open-2023 in the third round, losing to the American Sebastian Korda. For the first time since 2018, he failed to reach the 1/8 finals of the tournament. For the past two years, the tennis player has reached the final of the Australian Open, where he lost to Djokovic (2021) and Spaniard Rafael Nadal (2022).
In 2022, Medvedev led the ATP rating for 16 weeks with a break. He set a record among Russian athletes for this indicator.
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