How Daniil Medvedev Can Retake World No. 1 From Novak Djokovic After Miami | ATP Tour


Daniil Medvedev has a chance to retake the No. 1 spot within the ATP Rankings from Novak Djokovic following the Miami Open offered by Itau.

If the 26-year-old advances to a minimum of the semi-finals on the season’s second ATP Masters 1000 occasion, he’ll start his second stint atop males’s tennis’ mountain on 4 April. Medvedev on 28 February turned the twenty seventh participant to succeed in World No. 1 because the creation of the ATP Rankings in 1973.

If Medvedev loses sooner than the semi-finals, Djokovic will stay World No. 1. The Serbian retook high spot on Monday following the BNP Paribas Open, the place Medvedev misplaced within the third spherical in opposition to Gael Monfils.

Djokovic (8,465 factors) presently holds a 55-point benefit over Medvedev (8,410). On 4 April, Djokovic will drop his 2019 Miami factors (45) and Medvedev will drop his 2021 Miami factors (180), giving the Serbian a digital 190-point lead. 

Nevertheless, since Djokovic shouldn’t be competing in Miami, the battle for No. 1 is in Medvedev’s arms. The four-time ATP Masters 1000 titlist will attempt to earn his first title of the season in Florida.

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