Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams maintain top spot of tennis rankings

Mar 18, 2014, 12:40 IST | ANI

Johannesburg: World's top tennis stars Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams have maintained their lead at the top of the latest ATP and the WTA rankings.

The Spaniard is followed by Serbia's Novak Djokovic, who has closed the gap from Nadal to 2,230 points after his win at Indian Wells, while Swiss ace Roger Federer has moved up three places from eighth to fifth after losing to Djokovic in California.

Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams
Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams. Pic/ AFP

According to Sport24, American Williams has 12,660 points to retain a large advantage over second-placed Li Na of China who has 7,185, while in the top ten, German Angelique Kerber has dropped three spots from sixth to ninth with Romania's Simona Halep and Jelena Jankovic of Serbia taking advantage.  

Top 10 rankings:

ATP: Rafael Nadal (13, 130 points), Novak Djokovic (10, 900), Stanislas Wawrinka (5650), David Ferrer (5150), Roger Federer (5045), Andy Murray (4795), Tomas Berdych (4540), Juan Martin del Potro (4270), Richard Gasquet (2905), John Isner (2670). 

WTA : Serena Williams (12,660), Li Na (7185), Agnieszka Radwanska (6215), Victoria Azarenka (5441), Simona Halep (4775), Jelena Jankovic (4590), Maria Sharapova (4271), Petra Kvitova (4235), Angelique Kerber (4050), Sara Errani (3830). 

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