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Nadal leads ATP rankings, Halep remains on top spot

Madrid: Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday.
Nadal, 16-time Grand Slam champion, maintained the top spot although he lost the Shanghai Rolex Masters final on Sunday against Switzerland's Roger Federer who came in second, reports Efe.
Britain's Andy Murray occupied the third position, while Croatian Marin Cilic jumped to the fourth.
German Alexander Zverev dropped to fifth. Austrian Dominic Thiem went up one position to replace Serbian Novak Djokovic, who held the seventh spot. Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov jumped to the eighth spot, while Swiss Stan Wawrinka dropped to the ninth.
Meanwhile, Romanian tennis player Simona Halep continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday.
The 26-year-old star reached the number one for the first time in her career last week to put an end to the four-week reign of Spaniard Garbiñe Muguruza, who came in second, reports Efe. There were no changes in this week's rankings, as Czech Karolina Pliskova held the third position, followed by Ukrainian Elina Svitolina. Venus Williams came in fifth, followed by Danish Caroline Wozniacki.
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