Rafael Nadal remains the top ranked male tennis player. Photo: Geoff Burke/USA TODAY Sports

PARIS Victory in St Petersburg lifted Dominic Thiem one place in the ATP rankings, which Rafael Nadal still leads comfortably.

The Austrian climbed to seventh on Monday, exchanging places with the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, in the only change in the top 20.

Lower down, the Slovakian Martin Klizan, who lost to Thiem in the final on Sunday, jumped 16 places and squeaked into the top 50 for the first time since July 2017, at number 49.

Stan Wawrinka, winner of three Grand Slam tournaments, the last in 2016, rose 13 places to 75 after reaching the semi-finals in Russia. It is the highest ranking for the 33-year-old Swiss since a double knee operation in August 2017.

1. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 8760 pts

2. Roger Federer (SUI) 6900

3. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 6445

4. Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) 5980

5. Alexander Zverev (GER) 4890

6. Marin Cilic (CRO) 4715

7. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 3825 (+1)

8. Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) 3755 (-1)

9. Kevin Anderson (RSA) 3595

10. John Isner (USA) 3470

11. David Goffin (BEL) 3435

12. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 2520

13. Fabio Fognini (ITA) 2120

14. Diego Schwartzman (ARG) 2110

15. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 1962

16. Kyle Edmund (GBR) 1855

17. Jack Sock (USA) 1850

18. Borna Coric (CRO) 1825

19. Lucas Pouille (FRA) 1825

20. Milos Raonic (CAN) 1755

Meanwhile, Karolina Pliskova jumped one spot in the women's tennis rankings, swapping places with the woman she beat the day before in the Tokyo final, Naomi Osaka.

Romanian Simona Halep still heads the top 20, a long way ahead of the Dane Caroline Wozniacki.

The German Julia Goerges climbed one place and into the top ten, just above Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens, who also rose one spot after winning the Seoul title on Sunday.

1. Simona Halep (ROU) 8061 pts

2. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 5506

3. Angelique Kerber (GER) 5295

4. Caroline Garcia (FRA) 4725

5. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 4585

6. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 455

7. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 4475 (+1)

8. Naomi Osaka (JPN) 4390 (-1)

9. Sloane Stephens (USA) 3912

10. Julia Goerges (GER) 3730 (+1)

11. Kiki Bertens (NED) 3630 (+1)

12. Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 3537 (-2)

13. Darya Kasatkina (RUS) 3355

14. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 3200

15. Elise Mertens (BEL) 3170

16. Serena Williams (USA) 2976

17. Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 2850

18. Madison Keys (USA) 2692

19. Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) 2600

20. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 2320

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