Djokovic heads into clay season secure as world number one

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Novak Djokovic moves into his 20th week as world number one on Monday as the clay season gets under way.

The Serb is almost 2,500 points ahead of Rafael Nadal while third-placed Alexander Zverev will hope to pick up points at the Marrakech claycourt event this week when Britain’s Kyle Edmund will hope to make moves to regain his place in the top 20.

ATP rankings at April 8

  1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 11,070 pts
  2. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 8,725
  3. Alexander Zverev (GER) 6,040
  4. Roger Federer (SUI) 5,590
  5. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 4,765
  6. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 4,200
  7. Kevin Anderson (RSA) 4,115
  8. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 3,240
  9. Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) 3,225
  10. John Isner (USA) 3,085
  11. Marin Cilic (CRO) 3,015
  12. Karen Khachanov (RUS) 2,810
  13. Borna Coric (CRO) 2,345
  14. Daniil Medvedev (RUS) 2,295
  15. Milos Raonic (CAN) 2,140
  16. Marco Cecchinato (ITA) 2,021
  17. Nikoloz Basilashvili (GEO) 1,930
  18. Fabio Fognini (ITA) 1,885
  19. Gael Monfils (FRA) 1,875
  20. Denis Shapovalov (CAN) 1,820

Selected

  1. Kyle Edmund (GBR) 1,680

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