ATP Ranking if Wimbledon points mattered as Novak Djokovic stays behind Rafael Nadal

The ATP rankings would have been very different had points been awarded at Wimbledon this year with Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Cam Norrie benefiting. Djokovic won a seventh Wimbledon title after beating controversial Nick Kyrgios in the final, with the Serbian underlining the relief he felt to win another Grand Slam when he is set to miss the US Open, the final major of the tennis year.

He has increased his Grand Slam tally to 21 and remains just one behind Rafael Nadal and is also one Wimbledon title away from equaling Roger Federer’s tally of eight. Despite lifting the prestigious trophy on center court last Sunday, Djokovic did not receive any ranking points.

The tournament was stripped of points by the ATP and WTA following the All-England Club’s decision to ban Russian and Belarusian players after the war in Ukraine. If the players involved at SW19 had received ranking points as usual, the current ranking would have been very different.

Current world number Daniil Medvedev, one of the players banned from Wimbledon, would have remained at the top even if ranking points had been awarded. In fact, had he been cleared to play, he would have only needed to progress beyond the third round to increase his total to 7,775.

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However, with Alexander Zverev missing the tournament through injury, Nadal would have moved up to No.2 as he would have picked up 720 points for reaching the semi-final for the eighth time in his career. Djokovic, who fell to seventh in the world, would have moved up to fourth behind the German and remained on 6,770 points after retaining his Wimbledon title.

It’s a case like you were for Stefanos Tsitsipas and Casper Ruud as they improved on last year’s results as the former would have added 90 points to his total and Ruud 45. Alcaraz dropped 45 points, but he would have picked up 180 for reaching in the fourth round while FĂ©lix Auger-Aliassime lost in the first round.

Runner-up Kyrgios is currently 45th with 980 points, but he would have had 2,180 points after adding 1,200 to his total, which would have put him back in the top 20. Along with the Wimbledon champion, another most touchdown Hard hit by the lack of points standings is British number one Cam Norrie who would have been propelled into the top 10.


Norrie finds himself at No. 11 with 3,155 points after dropping 45 points, but he would have been comfortably at No. 8 with 3,875 points (+720) for reaching the first Grand Slam semi-final of his career. The Italian, meanwhile, was still going to drop the rankings after losing all 1,200 points for making the 2021 final. Here’s a list of what the top 10 would look like if Wimbledon were to award ranking points this year.

1. Daniel Medvedev – 7,775 (-)

2. Rafael Nadal Spain 6,885 (+720)

3. Alexander Zverev Germany 6,850 (-)

4. Novak Djokovic Serbia 6,770 (+2,000)

5. Stefanos Tsitispas Greece 5,240 (+90)

6. Casper Ruud Norway 5,095 (+45)

7. Carlos Alcaraz Spain 5,085 (+240)

8. Cameron Norrie Great Britain 3,875 (+720)

9. Andrei Rublev – 3,700 (-170)

10. Jannik Sinner Italy 3,545 (+360)

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