Fognini Rises To Career-High, Mover Of The Week
ATPTour.com looks at the top Movers of the Week in the ATP Rankings, as of Monday, 22 April 2019
No. 12 (Career High) Fabio Fognini, +6
The 31-year-old became the first Italian to win an ATP Masters 1000 title at the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters after beating Dusan Lajovic 6-3, 6-4 in the championship match. Fognini stunned 11-time champion Rafael Nadal and World No. 3 Alexander Zverev in straight sets en route to the trophy, which is his ninth ATP Tour crown. Fognini jumps six places to a career-high No. 12 in the ATP Rankings following his run to the title in the Principality. Read More.
No. 24 (Career High) Dusan Lajovic, +24
The Serbian recorded five consecutive tour-level victories for the first time in his career to reach his maiden ATP Tour final at the Monte-Carlo Country Club. Lajovic did not drop a set en route to the final, overcoming Malek Jaziri, David Goffin, Dominic Thiem, Lorenzo Sonego and Daniil Medvedev before his straight-sets loss to Fognini. The 28-year-old soars 24 spots to career-high No. 24 in the ATP Rankings.
No. 28 (Career High) Guido Pella, +7
After a successful 'Golden Swing' which included a title run at the Brasil Open (d. Garin) and a runner-up finish at the inaugural Cordoba Open (l. to Londero), Pella continued his impressive start to the season by reaching his first ATP Masters 1000 quarter-final. Pella defeated Rio Open presented by Claro champion Laslo Djere, seventh seed Marin Cilic and Roland Garros semi-finalist Marco Cecchinato to reach the last eight in the Principality, where he fell to 11-time Monte-Carlo titlist Nadal. Pella rises seven positions to a career-high No. 28 in the ATP Rankings.
Other Notable Movers
No. 38 Richard Gasquet, -8
No. 43 Grigor Dimitrov, -15
No. 45 (Career High) Cameron Norrie, +11
No. 51 Jan-Lennard Struff, -7
No. 57 (Career High) Jaume Munar, +4
No. 58 Taylor Fritz, +7
No. 62 Andreas Seppi, -16
No. 66 Lorenzo Sonego, +30
No. 73 Pablo Cuevas, +8
No. 75 Prajnesh Gunneswaran, +5
No. 87 (Career High) Miomir Kecmanovic, +4
No. 90 (Career High) Lloyd Harris, +4
No. 92 Hugo Dellien, -17
No. 96 Mischa Zverev, -19
No. 97 Guido Andreozzi, -13