Medvedev Soars 21 Spots, Mover Of The Week
ATPWorldTour.com looks at the top Movers of the Week in the ATP Rankings, as of Monday, 27 August 2018
No. 36 (Career-High) Daniil Medvedev, +21
The Russian captured his second tour-level title of the season at the Winston Salem Open, defeating American Steve Johnson 6-4, 6-4 in the championship match. Medvedev, who also defeated 15th seed Alex de Minaur in a repeat of the Sydney International final, did not drop a set en route to the title. The 22-year-old climbs 21 positions in the ATP Rankings to a career-high No. 36. Read More & Watch Highlights
No. 31 Steve Johnson, +3
The 28-year-old reached his third tour-level championship match of the season without dropping a set before his loss to Medvedev. Johnson defeated Top 3 seeds Kyle Edmund and Pablo Carreno Busta to reach the final, where he was bidding to become the ninth player since 2010 to claim a tour-level trophy on all three surfaces in one season, and the first American to do so since Sam Querrey in 2010. The American rises three spots to No. 31, with a return to the Top 30, for the first time since 25 June 2017, within touching distance.
No. 42 (Career-High) Nicolas Jarry, +5
The Chilean reached his seventh tour-level quarter-final of the season in Winston-Salem, falling to Taro Daniel of Japan in the last eight. Jarry, who owns a 24-17 tour-level record this season, beat Andreas Seppi and Jan-Lennard Struff in straight sets on his debut in North Carolina. The 22-year-old jumps five places to quickly return to a career-high No. 42 position in the ATP Rankings. Jarry first reached the No. 42 spot on 13 August.