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Nadal stays atop ATP rankings

Madrid: Spain's Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,770 points.
Nadal dethroned Switzerland's Roger Federer, the 20-time Grand Slam champion who fell to the second place after he lost 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4) to Australia's Thanasi Kokkinakis at Miami Open's round of 64 in March, reports Efe.
Croatia's Marin Cilic came in third in this week's top 10 that witnessed no changes, ahead of Germany's Alexander Zverev.
Spaniard Pablo Andujar, meanwhile, jumped 201 positions to the 154th after he defeated Briton Kyle Edmund 6-2 6-2 in 83 minutes at the Grand Prix Hassan II in Marrakesh to win his fourth career title.
Meanwhile, Romania's Simona Halep continues to lead the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings released on Monday with 8,140 points, followed by Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki (6,790 points). There were no changes in this week's top 10, as Spaniard Garbiñe Muguruza came in third, ahead of fourth-placed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine and fifth-placed Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia, reports Efe.
Further down the rankings, Slovakia's Anna Karolina Schmiedlova rocketed 48 places up to the 84th spot after she won Claro Open 6-2, 6-4 over Spain's Lara Arruabarrena on Sunday in Bogota.
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