ATP ranking: Holger Rune joins the Top 10, Gilles Simon jumps 41 places

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ATP ranking: Holger Rune joins the Top 10, Gilles Simon jumps 41 places

A new face in the Top 10 of the ATP circuit. After his victory at the Rolex Paris Masters against Novak Djokovic (3-6, 6-3, 7-5) Sunday, Holger Rune (19 years old) gained 8 places in the standings and climbed among the 10 best players in the world. Proof of his prowess, the Dane is the first man from his country to join the world Top 10 since the creation of the ATP in 1973. He will thus be the first substitute at the end-of-year Masters in Turin (November 13-20). ).

Alcaraz still at the top, Djokovic loses ground

Beaten by abandonment in the quarter-finals, Carlos Alcaraz retains his place at the top of the world hierarchy with 6820 points. Rafael Nadal, eliminated as soon as he entered the competition in Paris, remains dolphin of his young compatriot (5820 pts). Behind this duo, the Paris Masters 1000 redistributed the cards with gains of two places for the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas (3rd, 5350 pts), as well as for Félix Auger-Aliassime (6th, 3995 pts) and Andrey Rublev (7th, 3530 points). Former world number 1 Novak Djokovic is the big loser in this ranking as he drops to 8th place, while American Taylor Fritz (9th) pockets the last ticket for Turin.

Rinderknech No. 1 in France

On the French side, Gilles Simon, who retired in the wake of his defeat against Auger-Alliassime in eighth, ended his career in 147th place, his performance at Bercy propelling him 41 places. The French number 1 spot goes to Arthur Rinderknech, ranked 44th (986 pts), ahead of Adrian Mannarino (48th, 946 pts). Corentin Moutet, who rose to eighth at Bercy, eliminated by Stefanos Tsitsipas, ranks 51st in the world (892 pts, + 13 places) just ahead of Gaël Monfils, absent from long-time courses (880 pts).

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