Spanish tennis can now say that, for the first time in its history, it has two players sharing the world top. Next Monday, when the weekly update of the ATP ranking takes place, Carlos Alcaraz will keep the number one Rafael Nadal will rise to number two. A milestone that had never occurred in the entire history of national tennis and that illustrates the brilliant times that it is currently experiencing.
Today, alcaraz is the leader and Nadal number three, but next week the Balearic will surpass in the classification Casper Ruud, current tenant of the second place. The unexpected accomplice of Spanish tennis has been the Japanese player Yoshihito Nishioka. His victory against Ruud in the quarterfinals of the tournament seoul causes the Norwegian to lose a place in the ranking in the next update.
In this new classification, alcaraz will continue to lead with 6,740 points for 5,810 of Nadalwhile Ruud will reduce your loot to 5,645 points. The Russian will continue to complete the ‘Top 5’ of the ranking Daniil Medvedev (5,065) and the German Alexander Zverev (5,040). Above them, a Murcian and a Balearic who continue to write history together.