Rafael Nadal Continues to Top ATP World Rankings, Ahead of Swiss Great Roger Federer

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Dec 20 (IANS) Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal has donated a million euros ($1.15 million) to the victims of the flash floods that hit the Spanish Balearic island of Mallorca, his hometown, local authorities announced on Thursday.

Madrid, October 8:  Spain's Rafael Nadal continued to lead the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,260 points, ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer. This week's top 10 remained unchanged except for Kevin Anderson of South Africa and Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, who exchanged places to be ranked eighth and ninth, respectively. Meanwhile, Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili jumped 11 positions up to the 23rd, after claiming China Open title on Sunday. Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic to Play Exhibition in Saudi Arabia.

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The Current Top-10 ATP Rankings and Point Scores Are As Follows:

1. Rafael Nadal (Spain) 8,260 Points

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2. Roger Federer (Switzerland) 6,900

3. Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 6,445

4. Juan Martin del Potro (Argentina) 6,130

5. Alexander Zverev (Germany) 4,755

6. Marin Cilic (Croatia) 4,535

7. Dominic Thiem (Austria) 3,825

8. Kevin Anderson (South Africa) 3,640

9. Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria) 3,620

10. John Isner (United States) 3,380.

Rafael Nadal who resides in Mallorca, Spain has refused to move out from his native city as he enjoys the life. He also said that his impressive 2011 season would beat 2010 one in terms of success.

(With inputs from IANS)