ATP Tour Rankings Report: Sept. 11, 2017

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The end of a Grand Slam typically means big rankings moves and career highs. 

And this US Open is no exception.

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Roger Federer moves up to No. 2 with his quarterfinal effort, after not playing in New York in 2016. And Andy Murray, who missed it this year, drops to No. 3.

It’s Federer’s first time at No. 2 since May, 2016. He began the Australian Open last January ranked No. 17.

With Marin Cilic and Stan Wawrinka dropping down, young Alexander Zverev moves up to a career-high No. 4 despite his early exit in New York.

Here are some of the other moves.

On the Upswing:

rankingsAlexander Zverev (GER): No. 4 ————–> No. 2**

Marin Cilic (CRO): No. 7 ————–> No. 5**

Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP): No. 19 ————–> No. 10**

Kevin Anderson (RSA): No. 32 ————–> No. 15 (The US Open finalist is back closer to where he should be)

Sam Querrey (USA): No. 21 ————–> No. 16**

Juan Martin del Potro (ARG): No. 28 ————–> No. 24

Diego Schwartzman (ARG): No. 33 ————–> No. 28**

Andrey Rublev (RUS): No. 53 ————–> No. 37**

Denis Shapovalov (CAN): No. 69 ————–> No. 51** (His ride from qualifier to fourth round capped off a rising summer. And he’s not the only Canadian kid on the way up)

Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR): No. 64 ————–> No. 52

Thomas Fabbiano (ITA): No. 82 ————–> No. 72**  (the 28-year-old, standing an official 5-foot-8, made the third round in NY)

Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ): No. 103 ————–> No. 78 (Qualified and made the third round in NY)

Victor Estrella Burgos (DOM): No. 90 ————–> No. 79  (Bypassing the US Open, the 37-year-old played two clay-court Challengers in South America instead)

Taylor Fritz (USA): No. 108 ————–> No. 94

Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE): No. 161 ————–> No. 120** (career best for the 19-year-old, who won his first Challenger title in Genova last week)

Tommy Robredo (ESP): No. 175 ————–> No. 151

Felix Auger-Aliassime (CAN): No. 226 ————–> No. 168** (The 17-year-old won his second Challenger title in Seville last weekend. He’s the youngest player in the top 200).

(** = career high)

On the Downswing

rankingsNovak Djokovic (SRB): No. 5 ————–> No. 6

Stan Wawrinka (SUI): No. 4 ————–> No. 8

Kei Nishikori (JPN): No. 10 ————–> No. 14

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA): No. 12 ————–> No. 18

Jack Sock (USA): No. 16 ————–> No. 21

Gael Monfils (FRA): No. 22 ————–> No. 36 (his lowest ranking since Oct. 2013. And he’s out of Davis Cup this weekend)

Ivo Karlovic (CRO): No. 38 ————–> No. 49

Daniel Evans (GBR): No. 89 ————–> No. 108 (Serving a drug suspension, the idle Evans is dropping)

Marcos Baghdatis (CYP): No. 83 ————–> No. 122 

Nicolas Almagro (ESP): No. 92 ————–> No. 132

Jerzy Janowicz (POL): No. 110 ————–> No. 149

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