Jannik Sinner overtakes Novak Djokovic to top the latest power rankings

Sinner has had a run of great success over the last six months.

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Just two months into the 2024 tennis season and after our first edition of our ATP power rankings we are definitely starting to see some players rise and potentially challenge Novak Djokovic for the top spot on the ATP tour. In fact, as you will see below, we see one player already overtaking Djokovic. For now, at least.

Following a busy week in Rotterdam, Buenos Aires, and Delray Beach last week - and it should be noted Djokovic played in none of those tournaments - but with mostly expected results, there were not many changes. The top of the rankings changed and the bottom as well.

The question is, of course, how long the new number one can stay atop the rankings. He has not lost this year so far. Here are the rankings as we see fit now.

Power ranking the ATP top ten

1. Jannik Sinner (Previous ranking - 2)

Following his triumph in Rotterdam there is really no doubt that Sinner is the hottest name in the sport right now. The past few months have been incredible for the 22-year-old and with some big wins over players below him on the list in recent times, he has certainly justified his spot at number one.

2. Novak Djokovic (Previous ranking - 1)

Any list without Djokovic at the top feels a little bit wrong, but having not seen him on court since defeat in Melbourne, it's natural for him to be replaced by his Italian rival. The top two will both return to action at Indian Wells, a few weeks from now, and we'll see then if Djokovic can get back on top.

3. Daniil Medvedev (Previous ranking - 3)

The Russian is another not to have played since the defeat at the Australian Open, but in Medvedev's case, the chasing pack hasn't quite done enough to take his spot in the top three. He is scheduled to return in Dubai but has been struggling with injury, so it could yet be a few weeks until we see Medvedev back in action.

4. Carlos Alcaraz (Previous ranking - 4)

The Spaniard was upset by Nicolas Jarry in the Buenos Aires semi-finals this week, costing him another great chance at a title. Alcaraz hasn't reached a final since his defeat to Djokovic back in Cincinnati last year and is in desperate need of a good week in Rio to start turning his fortunes around.

5. Alexander Zverev (Previous ranking - 5)

Zverev is set to make his return to action in Los Cabos this coming week as the top seed, where he'll look to start climbing the rankings. Luckily for him, the mixed fortunes of those behind him have kept his position in the top five safe, at least for now.

6. Andrey Rublev (Previous ranking - 6)

Rublev's quarter-final defeat in Rotterdam wasn't enough to see him climb into the top five. The gap isn't insurmountable, however, and a strong week in Doha could quickly see him make a jump.

7. Taylor Fritz (Previous ranking - 8)

Fritz's first outing since losing at the Australian Open saw him pick up his first title of the season at Delray Beach. The American didn't drop a set all tournament and looks to be one of the strongest players on tour at the minute.

8. Alex de Minaur (Previous ranking - 9)

It's a jump up the rankings for the Australian, who's 2024 just keeps getting better. A great week in Rotterdam reaching the final only reinforces the form he's in. He's got a chance to really prove his credentials when he heads to Los Cabos this week as one of the favourites for the trophy.

9. Hubert Hurkacz (Previous ranking - 7)

The Pole might feel hard done by to fall by a couple of places, but the last few weeks haven't been the best for Hurkacz. Reaching the semi-finals in Marseille wasn't bad, but an early exit in Rotterdam was far from ideal. A week off might do Hurkacz some good, with Dubai a good chance to climb up the rankings the week after next.

10. Grigor Dimitrov (Previous ranking - Unranked)

It's a top-ten debut for the Bulgarian following a strong week in the Netherlands, and reaching the final in Marseille a week prior truly shows the form that the 32-year-old is in. We'll have to wait and see if Dimitrov can push on and add a few titles to his name in 2024, but as of right now, he's certainly a worthy inclusion in the top ten.

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