Following his second Wimbledon title Sunday, Andy Murray has moved within 815 ranking points of 2016 leader Novak Djokovic. Djokovic’s stunning loss in the third round to Sam Querrey left the door open for Murray who had lost to Novak in the first two Grand Slams this year.
The Scot took advantage of the Serb’s slip-up and now heading into the summer stands just 815 points behind Djokovic. That’s a Masters Series title! And questions linger what events Djokovic will even play this summer. Will he play Canada or Cincinnati where he has never won? Or even Rio which doesn’t offer points. Nothing has been confirmed from Novak.
And will Murray now make a push for the overall 52-week No. 1 ranking, something he’s never achieved?
Regardless, if both players continue to play well, it’s conceivable the No. 1 race will be up for grabs during the last month of the season.
ATP RACE RANKINGS (as of July 11)
1 Novak Djokovic 8040
2 Andy Murray 7225
3 Milos Raonic 3835
4 Rafael Nadal 2930
5 Kei Nishikori 2905
6 Dominic Thiem 2835
7 Stan Wawrinka 2370
8 Tomas Berdych 2260
9 Roger Federer 2130
10 David Goffin 1995
11 Gael Monfils 1685
12 Roberto Bautista Agut 1580
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