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ATP Rankings Report – As of June 6, 2022

ROLAND GARROS – The end of a major, and the two weeks of match play elsewhere, always brings about a lot of changes in the new, updated rankings.

This post-Roland Garros version is a little different.

Unlike typical years (by this we mean pre-pandemic because nothing has been typical since then), the points for Roland Garros aren’t coming off Monday, as they normally would.

The tournament was pushed back a week in 2021. So in a week, Novak Djokovic is going to lose the 2,000 points he earned for winning in Paris last year.

Stefanos Tsitsipas will lose his finalist points (1,200) and Nadal and Alexander Zverev will lose their semifinalist points (720).

So there will be more changes in a week’s time.

(For the complete, updated ATP Tour rankings for June 6, click here).

ON THE UPSWING

Rafael Nadal (ESP): No. 5 =========> No. 4 (Nadal’s insane 14th triumph at Roland Garros moves him up a spot to No. 4. Even after his 2021 points drop in a week, he will still be well ahead of those behind him and should keep that spot).

Casper Ruud (NOR): No. 8 =========> No. 6 (Ruud’s first Roland Garros final was a lesson, a bumpy ride. But he’s at a career high and you have to think there will be plenty more of then in his future).

Marin Cilic (CRO): No. 23 =========> No. 17 (Cilic is back into the top 20 for the first time since Aug. 2019 after his semifinal effort. He’ll get a much better seeding at Wimbledon).

Holger Rune (DEN): No. 40 =========> No. 28 (Another career high for the Dane, who made his first major quarterfinal last week. He’ll be seeded from now, and (Hello, Denis Shapovalov) plenty of players will be happy not to get him in the first round).

Cristian Garin (CHI): No. 37=========> No. 33 (A third-round effort in Paris).

David Goffin (BEL): No. 48 =========> No. 41 (The veteran lost to Hubert Hurkacz in the third round).

Filip Krajinovic (SRB): No. 55 =========> No. 47 (Back into the top 50 with a third-round effort in Paris. But Frank ‘The Tank’ Dancevic is no longer at the helm).

Mackenzie McDonald (USA): No. 60 =========> No. 51 (A third-round effort before falling to Jannik Sinner in Paris).

Arthur Rinderknech (FRA): No. 68 =========> No. 60 (It wasn’t the Roland he was looking for. But Rinderknech took advantage of being … available in the second week to win the Challenger in Poznan, Poland).

Brandon Nakashima (USA): No. 75 =========> No. 64 (Some Paris points, and Nakashima also made the QF at the Surbiton Challenger in the second week. He’s two off his career high, reached in Nov. 2021).

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Bernabe Zapata Miralles (ESP): No. 130 =========> No. 97 (Qualifying in Paris, and making the fourth round, moves the 25-year-old into the top 100 for the first time, and a career high).

Zdenek Kolar (CZE): No. 133 =========> No. 117 (The 25-year-old qualifier who gave Alexander Zverev SO much trouble in the second round moves up to a career high with the effort. He was already at a career high coming into Paris. And his effort there came having just a total of ONE previous match at the ATP level).

Jason Kubler (AUS): No. 159 =========> No. 119 (Kubler qualified at Roland Garros, lost in the second round and then flew to the U.S. – to Little Rock, Arkansas, to be precise – to play a Challenger and won it).

Gilles Simon (FRA): No. 157=========> No. 134 (Simon, like his contemporary Tsonga, had his goodbye cake at Roland Garros. But unlike Tsonga, he’s not done and continues to play on the Challenger circuit. So this will help).

Zizou Bergs (BEL): No. 199 =========> No. 168 (With his quarterfinal in Poznan, Bergs makes a nice jump to a new career high).

Zizou Bergs at RG qualifying, 2022

Lukas Klein (SVK): No. 326 =========> No. 225 (He made the semifinals at the Prostejov Challenger and reaches a new career high).

Borna Coric (CRO): No. 278 =========> No. 244 (Coric is playing on a protected ranking, but he’s earning some points here and there and jumps 34 spots this week).

Francesco Passaro (ITA): No. 369 =========> No. 273 (Nearly 100 spots for the 21-year-old Italian after making the Forli Challenger final. You never know; he might end up in Milan for the Next-Gens).

Matteo Gigante (ITA): No. 503 =========> No. 334 (Another young Italian, the 20-year-old moves up 169 spots to a new high with his semifinal effort at the Forli Challenger).

ON THE DOWNSWING

Sebastian Korda (USA): No. 30 =========> No. 38 (Korda drops his points from winning the 250 in Parma last year, not offsetting his third-round points from this year’s RG. He’ll drop another

Tommy Paul (USA): No. 33 =========> No. 39

Alex Molcan (SVK): No. 38 =========> No. 46 (Molcan gave Djokovic a tussle before going down in the second round of RG. At some point, he’ll drop the 103 points he still has from his fourth-round effort at the 2020 fall edition in Paris; that will come next week).

After Wimbledon, all of Federer’s remaining ranking points will drop off, going back to 2019 (Photo: AELTC/ Florian Eisele)

Roger Federer (SUI): No. 47 =========> No. 50 (I mean … yeah … But this is about the end for the Fed. He’ll drop 180 points from last year’s fourth round at Rolandn Garros next week. The week after that, he’ll – finally – drop the 250 points still on his resumé from winning Halle in … 2019. And after Wimbledon, he’ll drop the 600 he still has on there from making the final at the … 2019 edition. And that’ll be it; he won’t have a ranking at that point. It’s been a good run).

Vasek Pospisil (CAN): No. 128=========> No. 136 (Pospisil has been out with an elbow issue since Miami in March. He’s expected back at some point during the grass tuneups and is entered in the Wimbledon qualifying).

Marco Cecchinato (ITA): No. 131 =========> No. 160

Dominic Thiem (AUT): No. 189 =========> No. 198 (Thiem’s return, which included a first-round ouster by Hugo Dellien in Paris, has been fraught so far. But he’s soldiering on).

Tommy Robredo (ESP): No. 384 =========> No. 511 (Robredo has officially retired, but he’s still on the computer. So that must not be too fun, to watch that number drop). 

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