Hurkacz 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, 26 August 2019
No. 35 (Career High) Hubert Hurkacz, +6
At the Winston-Salem Open, the 6'5" right-hander became the first Polish man to win an ATP Tour singles trophy since Wojtek Fibak’s WCT Chicago title run in 1982. Hurkacz defeated four consecutive seeded opponents en route to the trophy, including top seed Benoit Paire and second seed Denis Shapovalov. The 22-year-old jumps six positions to a career-high No. 35 in the ATP Rankings. Read More.
No. 26 Benoit Paire, +4
The Frenchman reached his third ATP Tour final of the year in Winston-Salem. Paire, who lifted clay-court trophies in Marrakech and Lyon earlier this season, beat Prajnesh Gunneswaran before surviving a trio of three-set matches to reach the championship match in North Carolina. Despite falling to Hurkacz in the final, Paire rises four places to No. 26 in the ATP Rankings.
No. 33 Denis Shapovalov, +5
The #NextGenATP Canadian advanced to his second ATP Tour semi-final of the season without dropping a set in Winston-Salem. Shapovalov beat Tennys Sandgren, Miomir Kecmanovic and Andrey Rublev to reach the last four, before a straight-sets loss to eventual champion Hurkacz. The 20-year-old climbs five spots to No. 33 in the ATP Rankings.