Nadal up to No. 2; Djokovic slides to No. 4, worst since '09
ABS-CBN Sports on Jun 12, 2017 04:38 PM
Spain's Rafael Nadal bites the trophy as he celebrates winning his tenth French Open title against Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in three sets, 6-2, 6-3, 6-1, during their men's final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
PARIS (AP) — French Open men's champion Rafael Nadal has moved up two spots to No. 2 in the ATP rankings, his highest placing since October 2014.
Novak Djokovic slid from No. 2 to No. 4 on Monday, his lowest status in 7½ years. He lost in the quarterfinals at Roland Garros, which he won a year ago.
Andy Murray retains his No. 1 ranking after a semifinal exit in Paris, and Stan Wawrinka stays at No. 3 after losing to Nadal 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 in Sunday's final.
Roger Federer is still No. 5 after missing the French Open for the second year in a row.
The next Grand Slam tournament, Wimbledon, starts on July 3.
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