Stakhovsky jumped high in the ATP rankings after success in Marseille

Стаховский высоко прыгнул в рейтинге ATP после успеха в Марселе

The Association of professional tennis players (ATP) has updated the rating, so good progress was shown by the Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky.

33-year-old Ukrainian tennis player as a “lucky loser” reached the quarterfinals of the tournament in Marseille, in the course of the tournament taking revenge on the constant of Lestene, and taking off only from the Stefanos of Citibase. This result allowed Stakhovsky to climb 15 positions and now he occupies the 126th place.

Стаховский высоко прыгнул в рейтинге ATP после успеха в Марселе

In the top-10 rankings unchanged: first place at Novak Djokovic, the second Rafael Nadal, and the third line is Alexander Zverev.


1. Novak Djokovic (Serbia, 10955)

2. Rafael Nadal (Spain, 8320)

3. Alexander Zverev (Germany, 6475)

4. Juan Martin del Potro (Argentina, 5085)

5. Kevin Anderson (South Africa, 4595)

6. Kei Nishikori (Japan, 4190)

7. Roger Federer (Switzerland, 4100)

8. Dominique Tim (Austria, 3800)

9. John Isner (USA, 3270)

10. Marin Cilic (Croatia, 3095)

126. Sergiy Stakhovsky (Ukraine, 454, +15)

394. Ilya Marchenko (Ukraine, 36)

510. Alexander Dolgopolov (Ukraine, 10)

In the women’s WTA rankings, the greatest progress among Ukrainians showed Katerina Kozlova, which has risen on 11 positions.

In turn, the first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina has maintained its position in the updated WTA rankings after a defeat at the tournament in Dubai.

Svitolina kept the sixth place in the ranking of the best tennis players in the world.

In the first place remained Japanese Naomi Osaka, the second Simona Halep, and the tournament winner Belinda Bencic has risen 22 places and became the 23rd player in the world.

The WTA rankings. February 25:

1 (1). Naomi Osaka (Japan) – 6871
2 (2). Simona Halep (Romania) – 5727
3 (4). Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) – 5605
4 (3). Sloane Stephens (USA) – 5307
5 (5). Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) – 5145
6 (6). Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) – 4900
7 (8). Kiki, Bertens (Netherlands) -4885
8 (7). Angelique Kerber (Germany) – 4880
9 (9). Arina Sobolenko (Belarus) – 3565
10 (10). Serena Williams (USA) – 3406

Recall Svitolina at the Premier 5 tournament in Dubai lost in the semifinals 21-year-old Swiss Belinda Bencic with a score of 1:2 (2:6, 6:3, 6:7(3)).

Tennis players spent on the court exactly 2 hours. During this time, the Ukrainian made 7 aces, made the same number of double faults as well as realized 4 break points. Her opponent, occupying 45-e a place in rating made 4 aces, 5 times made a mistake in putting the ball in the game and won 5 games at the reception. In deciding Svitolina failed to apply for the match with the score 5:3, giving the game a zero.

The account of personal meetings tennis became 2:0 in favor Bencic. In the last round she defeated second ranked Simona Halep.

In the final, Bencic will play against Petra Kvitova, who previously defeated sensational Se Chuva.

Svitolina is defending champion of the tournament in Dubai, which won the world Cup in 2017 and 2018. Despite the loss to Bencic, Ukrainian will remain the sixth racket of the world.

The first racket of Ukraine and the sixth racket of the world Elina Svitolina became the best shot in the quarterfinals of the WTA Premier event in Dubai against the Spaniard Carla Suarez-Navarro.

Recall that Svitolina won in the match of 1/4 final of the tournament in Dubai. In the match for the semi-finals 24-year-old Ukrainian was stronger than the representative of Spain Carla Suarez Navarro (No. 26 WTA).

WTA. Dubai. Premier 5. 1/4 finals

Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) – Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) – 2:0 (6:2, 6:3)

Стаховский высоко прыгнул в рейтинге ATP после успеха в Марселе

This is the twelfth consecutive victory for Svitolina in Dubai. Elina is the current two-time champion of the tournament (2017, 2018).

Стаховский высоко прыгнул в рейтинге ATP после успеха в Марселе

In the semifinal, Svitolina will play against tennis players from Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic, who in the 1/4 finals in three sets defeated Romanian Simon Halep.

As reported Znaia in the match of 1/8 final of the WTA tournament in Dubai, Ukrainian Elina Svitolina confidently beat Spaniard Garbine the Wind and reached the quarter-finals.

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