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Andy Murray drops way off pace of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in ATP rankings

November 4, 2019


Andy Murray drops way off pace of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in ATP rankings The figures will show the Scot, 30, has dropped out of the worlds top 10 for the first time in three years.   While and Rafael Nadal have dominated the sport, Murray has had to sit on the sidelines nursing a hip problem which has forced him off court for three months.   finished 2016 as world No 1 after winning the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals – although he hasnt played since July.   As a result, he is about to lose 2,500 points, which will see him slip from third to at least 15th.   A players ranking is determined by his best 18 tournament results over the last 52 weeks. That means some of Murrays successes in 2016 Masters events, including reaching the final in Cincinnati and winning in Shanghai, are no longer counted.   Murray hasnt scored any points since reaching the semi-finals of Wimbledon in July.   The last time he was outside the top 10 was in October 2014, when he was 11th in the world.   Nadal, who won both the French and US Opens in 2017, is guaranteed to finish the season as world No 1.   Nadal is 1,460 points clear of Roger Federer in the world rankings and victory over Hyeon Chung in the second round of the Paris Masters yesterday ensured him an unassailable lead.

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