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Roger Federer returns to top 10 at ATP rankings

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Roger Federer of Switzerland poses with the championship trophy during a photo opportunity the day. / AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN / IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE

Melbourne: Swiss legend Roger Federer returned to the top 10 in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) men’s singles rankings released on Monday, after winning his fifth Australian Open singles title here.

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Federer, who defeated Spanish great Rafael Nadal on Sunday 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, jumped seven positions and is now placed 10th, reports Efe.


British Andy Murray continued to lead the rankings and Nadal came in the sixth place.

Canadian Milos Raonic fell to fourth place, while Serbian Novak Djokovic remained in the second spot.

The current ATP rankings and point scores are as follows:

1. Andy Murray (Scotland) 11,540 points

2. Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 9,825

3. Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland) 5,695

4. Milos Raonic (Canada) 4,930

5. Kei Nishikori (Japan) 4,830

6. Rafael Nadal (Spain) 4,385

7. Marin Cilic (Croatia) 3,560

8. Dominic Thiem (Austria) 3,505

9. Gael Monfils (France) 3,445

10. Roger Federer (Switzerland) 3,260