Roger Federer climbs to sixth in ATP rankings

Roger Federer climbs to  sixth in ATP rankings

PARIS: Roger Federer jumped four places to sixth in the latest ATP rankings released Monday, leapfrogging rival Rafael Nadal following his Indian Wells Masters triumph. Federer eliminated Nadal in the fourth round on his way to his fifth India Wells title, beating fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka in the final. Andy Murray holds on to number one slot despite his second-round exit from India Wells while Novak Djokovic, also an early victim at India Wells, retains number two spot ahead of third placed Wawrinka. ATP rankings released Monday: 1. Andy Murray (GBR) 12,005 pts, 2. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 8,915, 3. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 5,705, 4. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 4,730, 5. Milos Raonic (CAN) 4,480, 6. Roger Federer (SUI) 4,305, 7. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 4,145, 8. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 3,465, 9. Marin Cilic (CRO) 3,420, 10. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 3,310.