Medvedev Is Mover Of The Week In Top 100 Of Emirates ATP Rankings
ATPWorldTour.com looks at the top Movers of the Week in the Top 100 of the Emirates ATP Rankings, as of Monday, 9 January 2017.
Daniil Medvedev soared 34 spots to a career-high No. 65 in the Emirates ATP Rankings as a result of reaching his first ATP World Tour final at the Aircel Chennai Open (l. to Bautista Agut). The 20-year-old #NextGenATP Russian was named the Tecnifibre Young Gun On The Road in 2016, having climbed from No. 329 to No. 98 in 2016
Roberto Bautista Agut rose one place to equal his career-high of No. 13 (10 October 2016) by lifting his fifth trophy in the Chennai final. It was fifth final of the past 52 weeks and seventh since October 2015. He fell in the 2013 Chennai final to then No. 9-ranked Janko Tipsarevic.
Grigor Dimitrov broke a title drought of more than two-and-a-half years by beating three consecutive Top 10 players – Dominic Thiem, Milos Raonic and Kei Nishikori – en route to the Brisbane International crown. Having lost his past four finals, the 25-year-old Bulgarian claimed his fifth trophy – his first since the 2014 Aegon Championships. World No. 15 Dimitrov is now at his highest ranking since 29 June 2015, when he was placed No. 11.
Dudi Sela, competing in Chennai, did not drop a set en route to his first ATP World Tour semi-final since reaching the 2014 Atlanta final. In reaching his second Chennai semi-final (also 2010), the 31-year-old Israeli rose 10 spots to No. 86 – his highest position in the Emirates ATP Rankings since 24 October 2016.