Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas closing on top 10 breakthrough

Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas is now ranked 11th, with former US Open champion Marin Cilic next in his sights.

Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas moved to the brink of breaking into the world’s top 10 on Monday after winning the second ATP Tour title of his career in Marseille.

The 20-year-old, who stunned Roger Federer en route to the Australian Open semi-finals last month, eased to the title in France without dropping a set, beating Mikhail Kukushkin in Sunday’s final.

Tsitsipas is now ranked 11th, with former US Open champion Marin Cilic next in his sights. Novak Djokovic remains clear at the rankings summit, despite not playing since winning the Australian Open.

ATP top 20

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 10,955 pts

2. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 8,320

3. Alexander Zverev (GER) 6,475

4. Juan Martin del Potro (ARG) 5,085

5. Kevin Anderson (RSA) 4,595

6. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 4,190

7. Roger Federer (SUI) 4,100

8. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 3,800

9. John Isner (USA) 3,270

10. Marin Cilic (CRO) 3,095

11. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 2,965 (+1)

12. Karen Khachanov (RUS) 2,675 (-1)

13. Borna Coric (CRO) 2,605

14. Milos Raonic (CAN) 2,275

15. Daniil Medvedev (RUS) 2,230

16. Marco Cecchinato (ITA) 2,091 (+1)

17. Fabio Fognini (ITA) 2,090 (-1)

18. Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) 1,955

19. Nikoloz Basilashvili (GEO) 1,820 (+1)

20. Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP) 1,705 (+1)

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