No change in the top, but Roberto Bautista-Agut moves up one spot to No. 11 after his semifinal effort in the “Cincy” event.
A bounce here and there, and he might have made the final and perhaps even won it all. But that’s tennis.
Meanwhile, Canadian Raonic had a great week going into a Grand Slam where perhaps he’s due for a big result.
ON THE UPSWING
Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP): No. 12 =========> No. 11
Milos Raonic (CAN): No. 30 =========> No. 18 – Back into the top 20 with the “Cincy” final, Raonic is the No. 25 seed at the US Open this week (which means a top-eight opponent in the third round). But he’ll be in a better spot by Paris.
Filip Krajinovic (SRB): No. 32 =========> No. 26 – Like Raonic, Krajinovic might well be in a better spot when he arrives on the clay.
Jan-Lennard Struff (GER): No. 34 =========> No. 29 – At 30, Struff finally gets inside the top 30 to a career high – and is seeded at the US Open.
Reilly Opelka (USA): No. 39=========> No. 35 – The young American, who retired against Stefanos Tsitsipas in “Cincy” because of a knee issue and put his eggs in the US Open basket, had a tough draw. He went out in the first round as David Goffin survived the barrage.
Tennys Sandgren (USA): No. 55 =========> No. 48 – Back into the top 50.
Aljaz Bedene (SLO): No. 61 =========> No. 53
Marton Fucsovics (HUN): No. 84 =========> No. 66
Andy Murray (GBR): No. 134 =========> No. 115 – Another few rungs up the ladder for the man with the metal hip.
Aslan Karatsev (RUS): No. 194 =========> No. 140 – Career high for the 26-year-old Russian after he gave Ernests Gulbis just three games, won via walkover over Stan Wawrinka and won the Prague II Challenger.
Carlos Alcaraz (ESP): No. 310 =========> No. 217 – The rising 17-year-old wins the Trieste Challenger and rises nearly 100 spots in the ranking.