Mischa Makes It Two Zverevs In Top 30
ATPWorldTour.com looks at the top Movers of the Week in the Top 100 of the Emirates ATP Rankings, as of Monday, 19 June 2017
A semi-final showing at the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart has lifted Mischa Zverev to a career-high No. 29 in the Emirates ATP Rankings. It brings about a rare feat of two brothers ranking inside the Top 30 as Mischa joins younger sibling, No. 12 Alexander Zverev.
The 29-year-old Zverev ultimately lost out to Feliciano Lopez in a tight three-set contest on the German grass courts last week, having been hoping to reach his second ATP World Tour final of the season after a runner-up showing on clay in Geneva (l. to Wawrinka).
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Stuttgart champion Lucas Pouille is close to returning to his career-high of No. 13, having risen one spot to No. 15 after winning his second title of the season with victory over Feliciano Lopez on the grass at the Mercedes Cup. Read Final Report
Ricoh Open winner, Gilles Muller, celebrated a very happy Father’s Day with his sons as he also collected his second trophy of the season in ‘s-Hertogenbosch on Sunday (d. Karlovic). The 34-year-old Luxembourg native rises two spots to return to his career-high of No. 26 in the Emirates ATP Rankings. Read Final Report
Another veteran made moves as Paolo Lorenzi won the Caltanissetta Challenger to rise three places and return to his career-high of No. 33. Dudi Sela also reaped the rewards of Challenger success, winning the Nottingham title to surge 17 spots and rejoin the Top 100 at No. 81. Watch Sela Interview
Canadian 16 year old Felix Auger-Aliassime caused the tennis world to sit up and take note as he became the youngest Challenger winner in eight years with victory in Lyon. The Montreal native rose to a career-high No. 231 in the Emirates ATP Rankings. He is the youngest player to debut in the Top 250 since Juan Martin del Potro in 2005. Rafael Nadal and Richard Gasquet also made their Top 250 debuts as 16 year olds in 2002. Read & Watch Highlights