Murray retains top spot in ATP rankings

Madrid, Feb 27 (IANS) British tennis player Andy Murray stayed at the top of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world rankings released on Monday.

The 29-year-old Scot led the rankings for the first time in his career on November 7 and kept the lead since with 11.540 points, reports Efe.

Serbian Novak Djokovic came in second with 9.735 points, followed by Swiss Stan Wawrinka.

French Jo-Wilfried Tsonga jumped four places to occupy seventh position in the rankings.

Swiss Roger Federer fell to 10th place with 3.260 points.

The current ATP rankings and point scores are as follows:

1. Andy Murray (Britain) 11,540 points

2. Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 9,735

3. Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland) 5,195

4. Milos Raonic (Canada) 5,080

5. Kei Nishikori (Japan) 4,730

6. Rafael Nadal (Spain) 4,115

7. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) 3,480

8. Marin Cilic (Croatia) 3,410

9. Dominic Thiem (Austria) 3,375

10. Roger Federer (Switzerland) 3,260.