Isner Returns To Top 10, Mover Of Week
ATPWorldTour.com looks at the top Movers of the Week in the Top 100 of the ATP Rankings, as of Monday, 2 April 2018
No. 9 John Isner, +8
The American has returned to a career-high No. 9 in the ATP Rankings, almost six years since he first attained the position (16 April 2012). The 32-year-old captured the biggest title of his career at the Miami Open presented by Itau by beating then No. 5-ranked Alexander Zverev 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-4 in the final for his first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 crown (now 13-12 in finals). Isner also knocked out No. 3 Marin Cilic in the third round and No. 6-ranked Juan Martin del Potro in the semi-finals. Read & Watch Final Highlights
No. 12 Pablo Carreno Busta, +7
The Spaniard jumped seven places to No. 12, two spots off his career-high (11 September 2017), following a run to the Miami semi-finals. Carreno Busta saved one match point against No. 8-ranked Kevin Anderson 6-4, 5-7, 7-6(6) in the quarter-finals, before falling to Zverev 7-6(4), 6-2 in the semi-finals – his second Masters 1000 semi-final (also 2017 Indian Wells). He is the second-highest ranked Spaniard in the Top 100, after Rafael Nadal who today returns to No. 1 for his 168th week.
No. 19 (Career High) Hyeon Chung, +4
The 21-year-old South Korean continues his rise up the ATP Rankings, breaking into the Top 20 for the first time (at No. 19) with a run to his second straight Masters 1000 quarter-final (also Indian Wells). The 2017 Next Gen ATP Finals champion has risen 43 positions from No. No. 62 on 8 January 2018.
No. 28 (Career High) Borna Coric, +8
The 21-year-old Croatian rises eight spots to a career-high No. 28 after completing a productive March (8-2 match record) that included a semi-final run at the BNP Paribas Open (l. to Federer) and a Miami quarter-final exit (l. Zverev). He was No. 50 in the ATP Rankings on 26 February.
Other Notable Top 100 Movers This Week
No. 58 (Career High) Frances Tiafoe, +5
No. 70 Joao Sousa, +10
No. 80 Jeremy Chardy, +10
No. 84 Ricardas Berankis, +18
No. 90 Dusan Lajovic, +18
No. 95 Mirza Basic, +20