Kwon Soon-woo (26, Dangjin City Hall), the first Korean player to win the men’s professional tennis (ATP) tour singles twice, rose to 52nd in the world rankings.
In the ATP Tour Singles World Ranking announced on the 16th, Kwon Soon-woo rose 32 places to 52nd from last week’s 84th.
Kwon Soon-woo won the second round of the ATP Tour Adelaide International, which ended in Adelaide, Australia on the 14th.
The 52nd place is Kwon Soon-woo’s personal best ranking tie. He also ranked 52nd in November 2021.
It was predicted that he would be ranked 52nd by winning the 2nd Adelaide International, and the world rankings reflecting the result of winning the 2nd Adelaide International were announced on the same day.
The top tier doesn’t change much.
Carlos Alcaras, Rafael Nadal (Spain), 먹튀검증 Casper Ruud (Norway), Stephanos Tsitsipas (Greece), and Novak Djokovic (Serbia) maintained their first to fifth place.
Among Asian players, Yoshihito Nishioka (Japan) has the highest ranking at 33rd.
Roberto Bautista Agout (Spain), who lost to Soon-Woo Kwon in the singles final at the Adelaide International, rose one notch from 26th to 25th.
Christopher Eubanks (USA), who faces Soon-Woo Kwon in the first round of the Australian Open, the first major tournament of the season that opens in Melbourne, Australia on the 16th, rose seven places from 123rd to 116th last week.
In the women’s professional tennis (WTA) tour, there is no change from 1st to 9th as many of the top players take a break ahead of the opening of major tournaments.
Iga Sibiontech (Poland), Once Jaber (Tunisia), Jessica Pergula (USA), Caroline Garcia (France), and Arina Sabalenka (Belarus) are ranked from 1st to 5th.
Belinda Benchic (Switzerland), who won the WTA Tour Adelaide International held at the same time as the ATP Tour Adelaide International won by Kwon Soon-woo, rose from 13th to 10th.
Among Korean players, Sujeong Jang (Daegu City Hall) ranked 143rd and Narae Han (Bucheon City Hall) ranked 154th.
Both players were eliminated in the second round of the Australian Open qualifying round.
Among Asian national players, Zhang Shui (China), ranked 22nd, is the highest.