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Ranking movers: Kyrgios soars after title-winning run

In-form Australian Nick Kyrgios is on the rise in the latest ATP Tour singles and doubles rankings.

Washington, USA, 8 August 2022 | Leigh Rogers

Men’s singles

Nick Kyrgios has skyrocketed back inside the world’s top 40 in the latest ATP Tour men’s singles rankings.

The 27-year-old jumps up 26 places to world No.37 after capturing his seventh career ATP singles title at Washington. Kyrgios, who has won 19 of his past 23 matches, now sits at his highest ranking since February 2020.

Dayne Kelly takes biggest mover honours this week, improving 47 places to world No.477 following his title-winning run at an ITF tournament in Caloundra.

Rinky Hijikata has been rewarded for scoring his first ATP main draw victory at Los Cabos last week, with the 21-year-old rising 23 places to a career-high world No.201.

There are also new career-highs for 21-year-old Dane Sweeny (up four places to world No.343) and 21-year-old Tristan Schoolkate (up 11 places to world No.428).

AUSSIE TOP 10

Player
Rank
Move

Alex de Minaur
No.21
0

Nick Kyrgios
No.37
+26

James Duckworth
No.62
-3

Thanasi Kokkinakis
No.71
+4

Alexei Popyrin
No.80
+3

John Millman
No.93
-17

Chris O’Connell
No.110
-1

Jordan Thompson
No.112
+2

Jason Kubler
No.119
+3

Aleksandar Vukic
No.131
+2

Women’s singles

Daria Saville is edging closer to reclaiming the No.1 Australian position, rising 15 spots to world No.73 in the latest WTA Tour women’s singles rankings.

It follows the 28-year-old advancing to her first WTA semifinal in four years at Washington last week, a thrilling run that included a second-round victory against world No.7 Jessica Pegula.

Talia Gibson takes biggest mover honours for the second consecutive week, with the 18-year-old from Perth improving 44 spots to a career-high world No.557 after claiming back-to-back ITF titles in Caloundra.

Priscilla Hon is also on the rise, improving 27 places to world No.169 after winning her sixth career ITF title – and second this season – at an ITF tournament in Nottingham.

AUSSIE TOP 10

Player
Rank
Move

Ajla Tomljanovic
No.72
-3

Daria Saville
No.73
+15

Maddison Inglis
No.140
+1

Jaimee Fourlis
No.148
+6

Olivia Gadecki
No.161
-1

Priscilla Hon
No.169
+27

Astra Sharma
No.200
-1

Arina Rodionova
No.220
-2

Lizette Cabrera
No.230
-3

Seone Mendez
No.262
-64

Men’s doubles

Nick Kyrgios is verging on a top-20 breakthrough in the latest ATP Tour doubles rankings, rising to a career-high world No.22 after capturing back-to-back titles in Atlanta and Washington.

Andrew Harris is back inside the Australian top 10, with the 28-year-old improving 12 places to world No.193 on the back of consistent results at ATP Challenger level.

AUSSIE TOP 10

Player
Rank
Move

John Peers
No.13
0

Nick Kyrgios
No.22
+5

Thanasi Kokkinakis
No.25
-1

Matthew Ebden
No.35
+1

Max Purcell
No.36
+1

Luke Saville
No.77
-4

John-Patrick Smith
No.100
-3

Dane Sweeny
No.179
-2

Alex de Minaur
No.191
-19

Andrew Harris
No.193
+12

Women’s doubles

Jaimee Fourlis returns to the Australian top 10 in the latest WTA doubles rankings, rising 26 places to world No.291.

The 22-year-old recently recorded a runner-up finish at an ITF event in Germany alongside compatriot Alana Parnaby, who improves 11 spots to world No.254.

Olivia Tjandramulia sets a new career-high this week, rising three places to world No.124.

AUSSIE TOP 10

Player
Rank
Move

Sam Stosur
No.8
0

Storm Sanders
No.20
0

Ellen Perez
No.45
-1

Astra Sharma
No.120
+1

Ajla Tomljanovic
No.122
+1

Olivia Tjandramulia
No.124
+3

Arina Rodionova
No.127
+3

Lizette Cabrera
No.180
+4

Alana Parnaby
No.254
+11

Jaimee Fourlis
No.291
+26

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