Novak Djokovic Closes on Rafael Nadal in World Rankings | Novak Closes on Nadal in World Rankings
Novak Closes on Nadal in ATP World Rankings: Novak Djokovic has closed the gap on Rafael Nadal atop the ATP world rankings after defeating the Spaniard in straight sets in the Rome Masters final on Sunday.
After chalking up his 37th straight win in 2011, the Serb is now just 405 points behind Nadal and will take the number one spot if he reaches the final of the French Open which gets underway at Roland Garros on Sunday.
ATP world rankings:
1. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 12070 pts
2. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 11665
3. Roger Federer (SUI) 8390
4. Andy Murray (SCO) 6085
5. Robin Soderling (SWE) 5435
6. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 4215 (+1)
7. David Ferrer (ESP) 4060 (-1)
8. Jurgen Melzer (AUT) 2850
9. Gael Monfils (FRA) 2465
10. Mardy Fish (USA) 2395 (+1)