Roger Federer jumps four places to sixth place in world rankings, Angelique Kerber reclaims top spot

Roger Federer jumped four places to sixth in the latest ATP rankings released Monday, leapfrogging rival Rafael Nadal following his Indian Wells Masters triumph.

AFP March 20, 2017 22:57:25 IST
Roger Federer jumps four places to sixth place in world rankings, Angelique Kerber reclaims top spot

Paris: Roger Federer jumped four places to sixth in the latest ATP rankings released Monday, leapfrogging rival Rafael Nadal following his Indian Wells Masters triumph.

Roger Federer jumps four places to sixth place in world rankings Angelique Kerber reclaims top spot

Roger Federer in action at the Indian Wells Masters. AP

Federer eliminated Nadal in the fourth round on his way to his fifth India Wells title, beating fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka in the final.

Andy Murray holds on to number one slot despite his second-round exit from India Wells while Novak Djokovic, also an early victim at India Wells, retains number two spot ahead of third placed Wawrinka.

Kerber tops WTA rankings

Germany's Angelique Kerber ousted Serena Williams from top spot in the WTA rankings Monday despite her fourth-round exit from Indian Wells.

Kerber, 29, the top-ranked player in the India Wells draw, returned to number one in the world despite the defeat because Williams missed the event through injury.

Elena Vesnina, 30, of Russia, who eliminated Kerber in the fourth round, moved up to 13th in the rankings, her best ever placing

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