Coric's Late Surge In Shanghai, Mover Of The Week
ATPWorldTour.com looks at the top Movers of the Week in the ATP Race To London, as of Monday, 15 October 2018
No. 11 Borna Coric, +10
The Croatian soared 10 spots to No. 11 in the ATP Race To London as a result of contesting his first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 final at the Rolex Shanghai Masters (l. to Djokovic). The 21-year-old beat Stan Wawrinka, Bradley Klahn, Juan Martin del Potro, Matthew Ebden and Roger Federer en route to his fifth title match. Coric also beat Roger Federer in June for the Gerry Weber Open title in Halle. Read More & Watch Shanghai Final Highlights
Three singles berths remain up for grabs at the Nitto ATP Finals, to be held at The O2 in London from 11-18 November, with just three weeks left in the regular ATP World Tour season. Marin Cilic (3,825 points), Kevin Anderson (3,720) and Dominic Thiem (3,535) hold the automatic qualification berths. Coric is 1,235 points behind eighth-placed Thiem. Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Federer, Del Potro and Alexander Zverev have already booked their places at the prestigious season finale. Buy Your London Tickets Today
No. 9 Kei Nishikori, +1
The Japanese star rose one place to ninth position, supplanting American John Isner, after he advanced to the Shanghai quarter-finals (l. to Federer). Nishikori went 6-2 on the Asian swing, including a runner-up finish at the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships 2018 (l. to Medvedev). With 3,000 points, he remains 535 points behind Thiem.
No. 13 Kyle Edmund, +2
The Briton reached his second Masters 1000 quarter-final, five months on from his first at the Mutua Madrid Open (l. to Shapovalov), losing to Zverev in Shanghai. With a two-place rise to 13th in the ATP Race To London, Edmund showed the kind of form that took him to the Australian Open semi-finals (l. to Cilic) and also the Grand Prix Hassan II final (l. to Andujar) earlier this year.