Tennis Power Ranking 2013: Wimbledon and Murray’s Ascent

The Changing of the Guard

Tennis Abides

Power Ranking 2013 #8

Wimbledon Shakes up the Power Rankings 

#1 vs. #2 and Murray vs. History/Expectations

1.  Andy Murray – Murray broke a 77 year slump for men from the UK at All England.  Over the past 52 weeks, Murray has won 2 slams, produced 1 slam runner-up finish and won a gold medal.  His back-to-back titles at Queen’s Club and Wimbledon have him looking toward #1 in the ATP computers  Change since last ranking +3

2.  Novak Djokovic – Tennis is cruel.  Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray each won 7 matches total between Roland Garros and Wimbledon.  Nole won 11 matches and has zero trophies.  They each have 1 trophy.

3.  Rafael Nadal – 7 titles in 10 events is enough to keep Rafa from falling too far from a first round upset.  Change since last ranking -1

4.  David Ferrer – It is hard…

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