MOSCOW, July 23 (RIA Novosti)
Argentina’s Juan Monaco entered the ATP top ten for the first time Monday, climbing four places after winning the Hamburg tournament.
Monaco beat Haas 7-5, 6-4 on the Hamburg clay to take the title, and inflict Haas’ first defeat in an ATP final since 2002.
Reaching the final allowed Haas, 34, to move up 14 places to 35th in the rankings.
Another high-profile mover was Andy Roddick, whose victory at the Atlanta Open caused him to rise five places to 22nd in the world.
Roddick, a former world No. 1, said his 32nd career title did not necessarily mean future success.
“I’ve won 32 times now and every one of them, I’ve never assumed I was going to win again,” Roddick said after Sunday’s win, in quotes on the ATP website.
In the WTA rankings, Dominika Cibulkova swapped places with Russia’s Vera Zvonareva after winning the Carlsbad tournament and now lies 13th.
Elsewhere, Nadia Petrova returned to the top 20, rising two places to 19th.
Serbia’s Jelena Jankovic and Italy’s Flavia Penneta lost out as a result of Petrova's rise, dropping one place apiece to 20th and 21st respectively.
The next major shake-up for the rankings will be after the Olympic tournament in London, which starts Saturday.
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