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

tennis Updated: May 09, 2016 18:31 IST
Andy Murray

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:

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