Zverev at 3rd spot, Nadal leads ATP rankings

Madrid, April 23: Germany’s Alexander Zverev jumped to the third spot with 5,195 points while Spain’s Rafael Nadal maintained his number one spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released Monday. The 31-year-old Spaniard on Sunday won a record-breaking 31st career Masters title after defeating Japan’s Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-2 in the final round of the Monte-Carlo Masters. Switzerland’s Roger Federer remained in the second place. Croatia’s Marin Cilic fell to the fourth spot, ahead of Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria. IANS