Djokovic ends year on top

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Djokovic_Brazil REUTERS World No 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia.

Paris – Serb Novak Djokovic finishes as world No 1 for the second straight year, as he sits top of the final 2012 rankings released by the ATP on Monday.

Djokovic has 12,920 points with Swiss Roger Federer second on 10,265, Andy Murray in third place and Rafael Nadal in fourth despite being on the injury sidelines since July.

Czech veteran Radek Stepanek, 34, who stunned Spaniard Nicolas Almagro to secure a first Davis Cup victory for the Czech Republic at the weekend, moves up six places to 31st as a result.

Rankings

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 12,920 pts

2. Roger Federer (SUI) 10,265

3. Andy Murray (GBR) 8000

4. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 6795

5. David Ferrer (ESP) 6430

6. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 4680

7. Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) 4480

8. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 3490

9. Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) 2990

10. Richard Gasquet (FRA) 2515

11. Nicolas Almagro (ESP) 2515

12. Juan Monaco (ARG) 2430

13. Milos Raonic (CAN) 2380

14. John Isner (USA) 2215

15. Marin Cilic (CRO) 2210

16. Gilles Simon (FRA) 2165

17. Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) 1900

18. Alexandr Dolgopolov Jr. (UKR) 1855

19. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 1830

20. Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) 1770 – Sapa-AFP


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