Big change in ATP rankings as Rafael Nadal drops out of top 3 position

Rafael Nadal, the Spanish Tennis player has slipped out of the top 3 in ATP rankings, the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas has replaced him at three.

Rafael Nadal was seen on fourth in ATP rankings released on Monday. Stefanos Tsitsipas replaced him in the third rank. Not only this, Jannik Sinner, an Italian teenager also made a huge jump in the rankings. He climbs up to 15th from the previous 24th.

Nadal was top 3 for a long time but now Stefanos took his place after pushing him to fourth. Rafael Nadal has won a record 20 Grand Slam singles titles & has also won 36 Master 1000 titles. Nadal won the French Open on his first attempt as a teenager in 2005 and went on to win 4 consecutive titles from 2005 to 2008.

The Washington tournament played over this weekend, did not go well for him as he lost to Lloyd Harris, the South African tennis player in the round of 16. The rankings were released on Monday and it saw a huge change. Now that the Spanish have lost his third place and been pushed into fourth, Novak Djokovic of Serbia with 12,113 points remains on first, Daniil Medvedev of Russia is in second with 9,643 points and Stefanos Tsitsipas with 8,115 secured third place.

Jannik Sinner recently has won the Washington tournament. This win took him to the top 15 of the ATP rankings. Italian teenager beat Mackenzie McDonald of America at the weekend in three sets in Washington. Jannik has just turned 20 and is in a higher position in the World Ranking. His fans are very happy to see him in the 15th place and know this boy has talent. Jannik is also the youngest ever player to win an ATP 500 tournament.

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