Thursday, December 3, 2009
Djokovic Third at the End of 2009th!
By: Milen Vesovic
Belgrade, Dec.1, 2009 November (Serbia Today) - The last tournament of the season, the ATP Finals, brought significant shifts to the ATP rankings, but the Serbian tennis player, Novak Djokovic, will maintained his #3 world ranking.
Djokovic, after two wins in the group stage of the tournament in London, remained in third place for the third consecutive year.
Viktor Troicki finished at 29th in the world, which is five points worse than his best placing in his career in August this year. Janko Tiparevic finished with a ranking of the 38th place, five places below his best achievements from May 2008. Another Serbian player in the top 200 in the world, 24-year-old Ilija Bozoljac, finished in 185th place.
There were no surprises about the number one position. Roger Federer from Switzerland with 10,550 points finished with a comfortable lead over Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal, who had 9205 points, 895 more than Djokovic. The #4 position is Andy Murray and fifth is the Argentinean Juan Martin Del Potro.