Carlos Alcaraz climbs in latest ATP Power Rankings as Novak Djokovic falters

Latest power rankings after Indian Wells and before the Miami Open.

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With the first Masters 1000 of the season in Indian Wells out the way, we're really starting to get a good picture of how the ATP stars stack up. Winning streaks have come and gone, legends have struggled and even the bees have gotten involved! 2024 has already been a wild year, and we're only a couple of months in.

Indian Wells saw the return of a number of high-profile stars such as Novak Djokovic and Jannik Sinner, who both had very different experiences in the first Masters event of the season. Looking further down the top ten, the familiar faces continue to jostle for position, with some players slowly playing themselves into contention. On the edge of the top ten, competition is fierce, and one bad week could quickly see you fall out of the rankings.

With all that being said, now is a good time to see who's risen and who's fallen in our latest ATP Power Rankings. Did Djokovic take a tumble? Did Alcaraz make a jump? Let's find out!

ATP Power Rankings following Carlos Alcaraz's win at Indian Wells

1. Jannik Sinner (Previous Ranking - 1)

Ok, the winning streak is over. But, the Italian's run at number one in these rankings certainly isn't. A semi-final defeat to Carlos Alcaraz might've come as a welcome reminder to the rest of the ATP tour that Sinner can actually be beaten. It wasn't a bad week by any means, however, and up until the second and third sets against the Spaniard, Sinner looked as unbeatable as ever. He'll have a chance to get back to winning ways in Miami this week, and you wouldn't want to bet against him.

2. Novak Djokovic (Previous Ranking - 2)

That was definitely not the return to action that the Serb was hoping for. A second-round defeat to lucky loser Luca Nardi was a disappointing restart to Djokovic's season. With news breaking that he now won't be playing in Miami, certain players on this list could push Djokovic out of the top two for the first time, if they have strong weeks in Florida.

3. Carlos Alcaraz (Previous Ranking - 4)

2024 hadn't gone quite to plan for Alcaraz, and when he picked up an injury in Rio it looked like things had gone from bad to worse. Fast forward a few weeks, and the Spaniard has a first title of the season and things look to be heading in the right direction. The 20-year-old was excellent in Indian Wells, dispatching Alexander Zverev, Sinner, and Daniil Medvedev on route to the title. A former champion in Miami, he'll head to the second leg of the Sunshine double with a real chance of breaking into the top two.

4. Daniil Medvedev (Previous Ranking - 3)

It feels very harsh to see the Russian fall out of the top three, considering he made it all the way to the final at Indian Wells. In fact, if Alcaraz hadn't beaten the big names that he did on his way to the title, then Medvedev may well have held onto third place. The gap is far from insurmountable however, and with a big performance in Miami, Medvedev could not only be looking at snatching back third place but could well have his sights on the top two.

5. Alexander Zverev (Previous Ranking - 5)

Zverev's "fairly solid" 2024 continued with a quarter-final appearance in California. A big win over the in-form Alex de Minaur certainly holds a lot of value, and the German can't beat himself up about losing to the eventual champion. The 26-year-old will need to be careful about falling too far behind the top four however, who have definitely built up a buffer that could take a few strong weeks to break down.

6. Andrey Rublev (Previous Ranking - 6)

A strong week from any of the names below could have seen Rublev take a tumble. Knocked out in the second round, it was an Indian Wells to forget for the Russian, who will be another looking to bounce back in Miami. He reached the semi-finals back in 2021 and will be hoping for a week like that to get his season back on track.

7. Alex de Minaur (Previous Ranking - 7)

The Australian's three-set defeat to Zverev, ended his recent hot streak, but things are still looking up for de Minaur. A slightly more favorable draw in Miami could see the 25-year-old make a deep run in the tournament, which would do his chances of breaking into the top five no harm at all.

8. Taylor Fritz (Previous Ranking - 8)

It wasn't the best week for Fritz in his home tournament, losing out to Holger Rune in the last 16, but he just about holds on to his place in the rankings for now. His results haven't been brilliant in 2024, and without that title at Delray Beach, the California native could already be outside of the top ten.

9. Casper Ruud (Previous Ranking - 10)

Ruud's gradual improvement continued at Indian Wells as he made a very solid run to the quarter-finals. Losing out to Tommy Paul did feel like a missed opportunity but it was certainly another step forward for the Norwegian, after back-to-back finals in Mexico. With a number of players ahead of him struggling for form, if Ruud can put a few results together, it might not take long for him to start pushing towards the top five.

10. Hubert Hurkacz (Previous Ranking - 9)

A first-round exit at Indian Wells was a poor showing for the Pole. Hurkacz was in need of a strong week and to get dumped out at the first time of asking really did warrant him slipping down the rankings. With Miami his last chance on the hard courts before moving to the much less favorable clay courts, Hurkacz will need a much better showing if he wants to hold on to his place in the top ten.

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