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Gilles Simon captures his first ATP World Tour title for almost three years in Pune to soar up the ATP Rankings.

Simon Soars In ATP Rankings, Mover Of The Week

ATPWorldTour.com looks at the top Movers of the Week in the Top 100 of the ATP Rankings, as of Monday, 8 January 2018

No. 57 Gilles Simon, +32
The 33-year-old Frenchman got off to a strong start in 2018 with his first ATP World Tour title for almost three years (2015 Open 13 Marseille) after he defeated Kevin Anderson 7-6(4), 6-2 at he Tata Open Maharashtra. Simon, who started the week at No. 89 in the ATP Rankings, finished last year outside of the Top 50 for the first time since 2005. His 32-place rise to No. 57 was the biggest jump in the Top 100. Anderson, up three spots to No. 11, is back at his highest position since 19 October 2015 (No. 11). More & Watch Highlights

No. 17 Nick Kyrgios, +4
The 22-year-old Australian returned to his highest position in the ATP Rankings since 28 August 2017 after he lifted his fourth ATP World Tour title – and his first on home soil – at the Brisbane International presented by Suncorp. Kyrgios rose four spots after he defeated American Ryan Harrison 6-4, 6-2 in 73 minutes. Now 4-3 in ATP World Tour finals, it was Kyrgios' first trophy since October 2016 at the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships (d. Goffin). More & Watch Highlights

No. 39 Gael Monfils, +7
The French wild card captured his seventh ATP World Tour title at the Qatar ExxonMobil Open in Doha, with a 6-2, 6-3 win over #NextGenATP Russian Andrey Rublev in 61 minutes. The 31-year-old, who is returning following a four-month absence due to a right knee injury, returns to the Top 40 for the first time since 2 October 2017 (No. 35) and is now 7-20 in ATP World Tour finals. The Doha crown marks Monfils' first title since July 2016 at the Citi Open in Washington D.C. (d. Karlovic). He had previously finished as the Doha runner-up in 2006 (l. to Federer), 2012 (l. to Tsonga) and 2014 (l. to Nadal). Rublev, last year’s Next Gen ATP Finals runner-up, rose seven position to a career-high No. 32 in the ATP Rankings. More & Watch Highlights

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Other Notable Top 100 Movers This Week
No. 56 Guido Pella, +8
No. 68 Mikhail Kukushkin, +6
No. 73 Pierre-Hugues Herbert, +8
No. 80 Stefanos Tsitsipas, +11
No. 92 Taylor Fritz, +12

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