As every Monday, the updated ATP ranking appeared. This is Hubert Hurkacz’s situation after the final of the tournament in Basel. Will the Pole qualify for the ATP Finals tournament?
Hubert Hurkacz is fighting for qualification to the ATP Finals tournament. The Polish tennis player took part in the 500-rank tournament in Basel for the first time, where he reached the final. There, Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime stood in his way. He was better after two tie-breaks and ultimately triumphed. Presence in the final allowed Hubert Hurkacz to add 300 points to his ranking, but he was also deducted 90 points for last year’s tournament in Vienna, where he reached the semi-final.
Hubert Hurkacz’s position in the latest ATP ranking
Ultimately, the Wroclaw native collected 3,110 points in the latest ranking, which still gives him 11th place in the ATP ranking. His rival from the tenth place – Alexander Zverev added 80 points to his account, thanks to which he advanced to 9th place, overtaking Taylor Fritz (3,500 points) by 40 points. Hubert Hurkacz is 390 points behind the American and 430 points behind the German.
The ATP Finals tournament will take place on November 12-19. Hubert Hurkacz has mathematical chances of getting to this tournament. On October 30, he will start competing in the ATP 1000 Paris. After this tournament, there will also be competitions in Metz (ATP 500).
The latest ATP ranking. Cosmetic changes in the top ten
There were few changes in the top ten compared to the previous ranking. Novak Djokovic is still the leader with 11,045 points, followed by Carlos Alcaraz (8,625 points). Daniil Medvedev is on the lowest step of the podium. Jannik Sinner and Andrey Rublov also retained their positions. In addition to Zverev’s promotion, Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas moved to sixth place, pushing Holger Rune to seventh place. Casper Ruud was in eighth place.
As for other Poles, Daniel Michalski dropped from 261st place to 276th place. Maks Kaśnikowski took 288th place. The fourth hundred included Kacper Żuk – 371st place and Filip Peliwo – 375th place.