Andrei Rublev for the first time in his career became the first racket of Russia. 19-year-old athlete took the highest place among compatriots in the updated ranking of the Association of tennis professionals (ATP), a new version of which is published on the official website of the organization.
Previously this title was worn by 21-year-old Karen Khachanov.
Last week Khachanov lost in the second round at the ATP tournament in Chengdu, China, where he won in 2016. Failing to protect the extracted points, he dropped from 32nd to 42nd place in world ranking.
Rublev in Chengdu also lost in the second round, but lost only two positions and dropped to 39th place.
The third power of the Russian Daniil Medvedev lost two lines and is a 64-th position. In the first hundred of the global ranking are also present Andrey Kuznetsov (87-e a place) and Evgeny Donskoy (89).
In the first ten changes have occurred. Male rankings continues to be led by Spaniard Rafael Nadal, who is chasing his bitter rival, the Swiss Roger Federer. Closes the three Briton Andy Murray.