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Ranking movers: Persistence pays as Ebden, Thompson achieve new peaks | 26 February, 2024 | All News | News and Features | News and Events

Ranking movers: Persistence pays as Ebden, Thompson achieve new peaks | 26 February, 2024 | All News | News and Features | News and Events

Matt Ebden rises to world No.1 in the latest ATP Tour doubles rankings, while Jordan Thompson soars to a career-best No.32 in singles.

Australia, 26 February 2024 | Leigh Rogers

Men’s singles

A title-winning run sees Jordan Thompson soar to a new career-high in the latest ATP Tour singles rankings.

The in-form Australian, who has won 13 of his 18 matches so far this season, jumps up eight places to world No.32 following his title breakthrough in Mexico.

Alexei Popyrin is also at a new career-high, rising eight places to world No.38. The 24-year-old posted his best result at an ATP hard-court tournament in three years with a semifinal appearance in Doha last week.

Adam Walton achieves a major milestone, breaking into the world’s top 150 after advancing to an ATP Challenger final in India. The 24-year-old skyrockets up nine places to world No.145.

Tristan Schoolkate (up four spots to world No.237) and Philip Sekulic (rising five places to world No.265) also sit at new career highs.

Player Rank Move
Alex de Minaur No.9 0
Jordan Thompson No.32 +8
Alexei Popyrin No.38 +8
Max Purcell No.62 -11
Chris O’Connell No.68 -3
Aleksandar Vukic No.71 +1
Rinky Hijikata No.79 0
Thanasi Kokkinakis No.94 +9
James Duckworth No.108 -10
Jason Kubler No.136 -2
Women’s singles

Storm Hunter is verging on a new career-high in the latest WTA Tour singles rankings.

The 29-year-old rises six places this week to world No.122, three spots shy of her best ranking achieved in October 2021. This follows Hunter scoring two top-100 wins to qualify at a WTA 1000 event in Dubai last week.

There’s good news too for Arina Rodionova, who returns to the top 100.

Taylah Preston is the biggest mover of the week, skyrocketing up 39 spots to a career-high world No.153 after advancing to the biggest final of her career at a WTA 125 tournament in Mexico.

Player Rank Move
Arina Rodionova No.99 +2
Storm Hunter No.122 +6
Astra Sharma No.138 +1
Olivia Gadecki No.143 +1
Daria Saville No.148 0
Taylah Preston No.153 +39
Kimberly Birrell No.159 -19
Priscilla Hon No.170 +2
Destanee Aiava No.201 -3
Talia Gibson No.215 +5
Men’s doubles

Matt Ebden achieves a major career milestone this week, officially becoming the world No.1 in the latest ATP Tour doubles rankings.

The 36-year-old leapfrogs Indian partner Rohan Bopanna to become the fifth Australian to top the ATP Tour doubles…

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