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Zverev joins Top 10 after Rome win

Tennis

Germany's Alexander Zverev broke into the Top 10 of the latest ATP rankings released on Monday a day after stunning world number two Novak Djokovic to win the Rome Masters.

The 20-year-old Zverev claimed his maiden Masters 1000 title on Sunday with a straight sets win over four-time Rome champion Djokovic.

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Alexander Zverev kisses the trophy after winning the Italian Open tennis tournament. Photo: Gregorio Borgia/AP

It was just a fourth career title and third this year for Zverev who moves up seven places to ten ahead of the French Open at Roland Garros from May 28 to June 7.

The top ten remains unchanged with Britain's Andy Murray world number one ahead of Serb Djokovic, the reigning Roland Garros champion.

Argentine Juan Martin del Potro moves up four places to 30th after reaching the Rome quarter-finals.

ATP Top 10 Rankings:

1. Andy Murray (GBR) 10,370 pts

2. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 7,445

3. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 5,445

4. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 5,375

5. Roger Federer (SUI) 5,035

6. Milos Raonic (CAN) 4,360

7. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 4,145

8. Marin Cilic (CRO) 3,765

9. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 3,560

10. Alexander Zverev (GER) 3,150 (+7)

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