Querrey Back Into Top 30, Mover Of The Week
ATPWorldTour.com looks at the top Movers of the Week in the Top 100 of the Emirates ATP Rankings, as of Monday, 6 March 2017.
Sam Querrey has returned to his highest position in the Emirates ATP Rankings for three-and-a-half years as a result of beating four Top 20 players en route to the Abierto Mexicano Telcel trophy. The American beat No. 11 David Goffin, No. 9 Dominic Thiem, No. 17 Nick Kyrgios and No. 6 Rafael Nadal 6-3, 7-6(3) in the Acapulco final for his ninth ATP World Tour title. He has risen 14 places to No. 26 in the Emirates ATP Rankings, a position he last held on 5 August 2013. Read & Watch Acapulco Final Highlights
World No. 1 Andy Murray lifted the 45th trophy of his career at the 25th edition of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, beating former World No. 7 Fernando Verdasco who moved up six spots to No. 29. The 33-year-old Spaniard was last in the Top 30 of the Emirates ATP Rankings at No. 30 on 6 April 2014. Dubai semi-finalist Robin Haase soared 19 positions to No. 47 and is back in the Top 50 for the first time since 7 July 2014 (when he was No. 49). Damir Dzumhur, who beat No. 3-ranked Stan Wawrinka en route to the Dubai quarter-finals (l. to Haase), also rose 10 places to a career-high No. 67. Read & Watch Dubai Final Highlights
In the rain-delayed Brasil Open final, carried over to Monday and further pushed back when the heavens opened again, Pablo Cuevas sealed his third straight trophy at the ATP World Tour 250 event. The Uruguayan, who beat No. 24-ranked Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-7(3), 6-4, 6-4 in the final, rose three places to No. 30. Ramos-Vinolas remains at his career-high position. Read & Watch Sao Paulo Final Highlights
#NextGenATP Japanese Yoshihito Nishioka, who qualified for Acapulco and reached the quarter-finals (l. to Nadal), improved by 16 spots to move to a career-high No. 70 the Emirates ATP Rankings. Former World No. 65 Evgeny Donskoy broke back into the Top 100 for the first time since 10 October 2016 (at No. 97) by qualifying in Dubai and progressing to the last eight (l. to Pouille). The Russian moved up 17 positions to No. 99.