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Wimbledon champion Djokovic consolidates top ranking

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London – Novak Djokovic's successful defence of his Wimbledon crown ensured that the Serb remained at world No 1 in the latest ATP Tour rankings released on Monday.

The 32-year-old collected his fifth Wimbledon title and 16th major on Sunday with a thrilling five-set win over Roger Federer, a match that last three minutes short of five hours.

He is now 4 500 points clear of second-ranked Rafa Nadal who is just 485 points ahead of 37-year-old Federer.

The biggest climber is Roberto Bautista Agut whose ride to the semi-finals, where he lost in four sets to Djokovic, sees him rise nine places to 13, equalling his best ranking.

David Goffin, who lost to Djokovic in the quarters, returns to the Top 20, rising five places to 18th.

Top 20 in the latest ATP Tour rankings:

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 12 415

2. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 7 945

3. Roger Federer (SUI) 7 460

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4. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 4 595

5. Alexander Zverev (GER) 4 325

6. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 4 045

7. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 4 040

8. Karen Khachanov (RUS) 2 890

9. Fabio Fognini (ITA) 2 785

10. Daniil Medvedev (RUS) 2 625

11. Kevin Anderson (RSA) 2 500

12. Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) 2 380

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