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Ranking movers: Chris O’Connell makes top-100 debut

Australian Chris O’Connell sits at a career-high world No.100 in the latest ATP Tour singles rankings.

Melbourne, Australia, 18 July 2022 | Leigh Rogers

Men’s singles

Chris O’Connell has broken into the world’s top 100 in the latest ATP Tour men’s singles rankings. The 28-year-old’s perseverance has been rewarded, rising one spot to a career-high world No.100 this week.

Jason Kubler moves up six spots to world No.96 after advancing to his first tour-level semifinal at Newport, taking the number of Australian men currently inside the world’s top 100 to nine.

James Duckworth is the biggest mover inside the top 100, improving eight places to world No.66 after reaching his first tour-level quarterfinal of the season at Newport.

There are also new career-highs for Rinky Hijikata (up six places to world No.217), Li Tu (rising 15 spots to world No.279), Dane Sweeny (up five spots to world No.371), Tristan Schoolkate (rising nine places to world No.438) and James McCabe (up two spots to world No.443).

AUSSIE TOP 10

Player
Rank
Move

Alex de Minaur
No.24
+2

Nick Kyrgios
No.45
0

James Duckworth
No.66
+8

Thanasi Kokkinakis
No.73
+2

Alexei Popyrin
No.82
+3

John Millman
No.84
+3

Jordan Thompson
No.95
-16

Jason Kubler
No.96
+6

Chris O’Connell
No.100
+1

Aleksandar Vukic
No.129
-5

Women’s singles

Jaimee Fourlis and Olivia Gadecki have set new career-highs in the latest WTA Tour women’s singles rankings.

Fourlis rises two spots to world No.147, while Gadecki moves up four places to world No.156.

Kimberly Birrell takes biggest mover honours, improving 26 places to world No.443. The 24-year-old has made back-to-back quarterfinal appearances at ITF tournaments in Portugal in the past fortnight.

Alexandra Bozovic has also enjoyed success in Portugal, reaching a final last week. This sees the 23-year-old improve 21 spots to world No.445.

AUSSIE TOP 10

Player
Rank
Move

Ajla Tomljanovic
No.68
+3

Daria Saville
No.91
0

Maddison Inglis
No.133
-1

Jaimee Fourlis
No.147
+2

Olivia Gadecki
No.156
+4

Astra Sharma
No.160
-15

Lizette Cabrera
No.188
-3

Priscilla Hon
No.199
+4

Seone Mendez
No.200
0

Arina Rodionova
No.221
+3

Men’s doubles

World No.13 John Peers remains the top-ranked Australian in the latest ATP Tour doubles rankings.

Dane Sweeny has improved seven spots to a career-high No.181 following consistent results at ITF level.

Andrew Harris is the biggest mover of the week, rising 51 spots to world No.208. The 28-year-old won an ATP Challenger title in America last week.

AUSSIE TOP 10

Player
Rank
Move

John Peers
No.13
0

Thanasi Kokkinakis
No.26
0

Nick Kyrgios
No.28
0

Matthew Ebden
No.32
-1

Max Purcell
No.34
+2

Luke Saville
No.68
+2

John-Patrick Smith
No.101
+1

Alex de Minaur
No.177
+4

Dane Sweeny
No.181
+7

Jordan Thompson
No.185
-12

Women’s doubles

Olivia Tjandramulia and Alana Parnaby have set new career-highs in the latest WTA doubles rankings.

Tjandramulia moves up two places to world No.128 this week, while Parnaby jumps up nine spots to world No.251.

AUSSIE TOP 10

Player
Rank
Move

Sam Stosur
No.8
0

Storm Sanders
No.20
0

Ellen Perez
No.45
0

Astra Sharma
No.117
0

Ajla Tomljanovic
No.121
0

Arina Rodionova
No.125
0

Olivia Tjandramulia
No.128
+2

Lizette Cabrera
No.192
+6

Alana Parnaby
No.251
+9

Jaimee Fourlis
No.260
+9

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