Chung Rises Into Top 30, Mover Of The Week
ATPWorldTour.com looks at the top Movers of the Week in the Top 100 of the ATP Rankings, as of Monday, 29 January 2018
No. 29 Hyeon Chung, +29
The 21-year-old became the first South Korean player to reach the semi-finals of a Grand Slam championship. With back-to-back wins at the Australian Open over fourth seed Alexander Zverev and six-time former champion Novak Djokovic, Chung continued his great rise after winning the inaugural Next Gen ATP Finals in November 2017. He soars 29 places to a career-high No. 29 in the ATP Rankings.
No. 3 Marin Cilic, +3
The Croatian star has moved to a career-high No. 3 after a sensational runner-up finish at the Australian Open. The final appearance was Cilic’s second in six months at Grand Slam level after also finishing runner-up to Roger Federer at The Championships at Wimbledon in July 2017. Cilic overcame World No. 1 Rafael Nadal and Britain’s Kyle Edmund to reach his first final at Melbourne Park. Read & Watch Final Highlights
No. 26 Kyle Edmund, +23
The 23-year-old Briton reached his first Grand Slam semi-final at the Australian Open, after winning five matches in an event for the first time in his career. Edmund beat 2017 US Open runner-up Kevin Anderson in the first round and then-World No. 3 and 2017 Nitto ATP Finals titlist Grigor Dimitrov in a dramatic quarter-final. Edmund rises 23 places to a career-high No. 26. Edmund is now just six places behind Andy Murray, who has been the British No. 1 since 2006.
No. 55 Tennys Sandgren, +42
Tennys Sandgren came into the Australian Open without a win at Grand Slam level, but reached the quarter-finals after four impressive wins. The 26-year-old American had previously played the majority of his tennis on the ATP Challenger Tour, with three titles to his name, before a stunning run that saw him beat three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka and No. 5 seed Dominic Thiem. Sandgren rises 42 places to a career-high of No. 55.
Other Notable Top 100 Moves This Week
No. 14 Nick Kyrgios, +3
No. 16 Tomas Berdych, +4
No. 22 Fabio Fognini, +3
No. 63 Marton Fucsovics, +17
No. 76 Taylor Fritz, +15
No. 80 Nicolas Kicker, +13
No. 82 Maximilian Marterer, +12
No. 85 Vasek Pospisil, +20
No. 96 Nicolas Jarry, +6