Bautista Agut Equals Career-High, Mover Of Week
ATPWorldTour.com looks at the top Movers of the Week in the Top 100 of the Emirates ATP Rankings, as of Monday, 28 August 2017
No. 13 Roberto Bautista Agut, +2
The amiable Spaniard captured his second ATP World Tour crown of the year (Chennai) – and sixth overall – at the Winston-Salem Open with victory over Damir Dzumhur. Read Report & Watch Highlights
The 29-year-old Bautista Agut rose two spots to equal his career-high of No. 13 in the Emirates ATP Rankings (first attained on 17 October 2016). He also remains on course for a fourth successive season of 40+ match wins, having compiled a 39-15 record so far in 2017. With the exception of one week, Bautista Agut has been among the Top 20 ranked players since 1 February 2016.
No. 42 Kyle Edmund, +3
The 22-year-old Briton advanced to his third ATP World Tour semi-final of his career in Winston-Salem (l. Dzumhur) to earn a three-spot rise to No. 42, which is two positions off his career-high of No. 40 (24 October 2016). Edmund has recorded a career-high 22 match wins this season.
No. 49 Jan-Lennard Struff, +7
The German returns to the Top 50 for the first time since 19 June 2017 with a seven-place jump to No. 49 following a run to the Winston-Salem semi-finals (l. to Bautista Agut).
No. 56 Damir Dzumhur, +11
The Bosnia and Herzegovina native advanced to his first ATP World Tour final in Winston-Salem, where he looked to become the eighth player in 2017 outside of the Top 50 in the Emirates ATP Rankings to capture a trophy. Although he lost to Bautista Agut 6-4, 6-4 in the final, Dzumhur was rewarded with an 11-spot rise to a career-high No. 56.
Other Top 100 Movers This Week
No. 81 Andreas Seppi, +5
No. 100 Julien Benneteau, +7