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After Murray’s Madrid final loss, Federer overtakes Scot as World No 2

After his defeat to Novak Djokovic in the Madrid Masters final, Andy Murray has lost the world number two spot to Roger Federer in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday.

tennis Updated: May 09, 2016 18:31 IST
After his defeat to Novak Djokovic in the Madrid Masters final, Andy Murray has lost the world number two spot to Roger Federer in the latest ATP rankings.
After his defeat to Novak Djokovic in the Madrid Masters final, Andy Murray has lost the world number two spot to Roger Federer in the latest ATP rankings.(Agencies)

After his defeat to Novak Djokovic in the Madrid Masters final, Andy Murray has lost the world number two spot to Roger Federer in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday, .

The Scot played well in Spain, but by failing to successfully defend his title, he drops below Federer ahead of the Italian Open this week.

Djokovic, an 11-time Grand Slam champion, retains his massive lead on his closest challengers at the top of the rankings after claiming a record 29th Masters title.

Australian youngster Nick Kyrgios moves back into the top 20 thanks to his run to the quarter-finals in Madrid.

ATP top 10:

1Novak Djokovic (SRB)16,550 points
2Roger Federer (SUI)7,525 (+1)
3Andy Murray (GBR)7, 525 (-1)
4Stan Wawrinka (SUI)6,380
5Rafael Nadal (ESP)5,675
6Kei Nishikori (JPN)4,290
7Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)3,400
8Tomas Berdych (CZE)2,940
9David Ferrer (ESP)2,920
10Milos Raonic (CAN)2,740