ATP WORLD TOUR BY THE NUMBERS
By The Numbers: Kei's Top 10 Breakthrough
by ATP Staff|
ATPWorldTour.com looks at some key stats of Kei Nishikori's historic rise into the Top 10 of the Emirates ATP Rankings.
The Japanese No. 1 achieved this milestone with his stellar run to his first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 final last week in Madrid, ensuring his place in the Top 10 with his quarter-final victory.
Nishikori, the first Japanese player in the Emirates ATP Rankings Top 10, is the second-youngest in the current group at 24 years old, but the oldest at the time of his Top 10 breakthrough.
Emirates ATP Rankings - Top 10 as of 12 May 2014
|Rank||Player (Age on 12 May)||Age at Top 10 Breakthrough|
|1||Rafael Nadal (27)||18 yrs., 10 mos.|
|2||Novak Djokovic (26)||19 yrs., 9 mos.|
|3||Stanislas Wawrinka (29)||23 yrs., 1 mo.|
|4||Roger Federer (32)||20 yrs., 9 mos.|
|5||David Ferrer (32)||23 yrs., 9 mos.|
|6||Tomas Berdych (28)||21 yrs., 1 mo.|
|7||Juan Martin del Potro (25)||20 yrs.|
|8||Andy Murray (26)||19 yrs., 11 mos.|
|9||Kei Nishikori (24)||24 yrs., 4 mos.|
|10||Milos Raonic (23)||22 yrs., 7 mos.|
Emirates ATP Rankings - Top 10 as of 29 March 2004
|2||Juan Carlos Ferrero|
Countries Represented In The Top 10
Japan is the 30th country represented by a Top 10 player in the history of the Emirates ATP Rankings (since 23 August 1973). Nishikori is the 154th player who has broken into the Top 10. Here are the countries represented:
|Country||No. of Players||Country||No. of Players|
*One is now a U.S. citizen
**Two are now U.S. citizens
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