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By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Monday August 1, 2022

Carlos Alcaraz couldn’t push through and win Sunday’s marquee final in Umag with Jannik Sinner, but the Spaniard continued his progression up the rankings nevertheless.

Tennis Express

The 19-year-old rises to No.4 in this week’s rankings, leapfrogging Stefanos Tsitsipas to become the youngest player to hold a top-four ranking since Rafael Nadal in 2005.

Alcaraz, who improves to 42-7 on the season, holds a 35-point advantage over Tsitsipas. Here is how the Top-10 shapes up this week:

1. Daniil Medvedev, 7625
2. Alexander Zverev, 6850
3. Rafael Nadal, 6165
4. Carlos Alcaraz, 5035
5. Stefanos Tsitsipas, 5000
6. Novak Djokovic, 4770
7. Casper Ruud, 4685
8. Andrey Rublev, 3575
9. Felix Auger-Aliassime, 3445
10. Jannik Sinner, 3395

Musetti, Baez and Cressy Inch into Career High Spots

Lorenzo Musetti (+1 to 30), Sebastian Baez (+1 to 31) and Maxime Cressy (+2 to 32) eached cracked career highs.

Musetti started the season at 59, Baez at 99 and Cressy at 112. All three have claimed their maiden ATP titles in 2022.

Other risers on the ATP Tour:

No.18 Roberto Bautista Agut, +2
No. 21 Alex de Minaur, +9
No. 27 Frances Tiafoe, +2
No. 34 Tommy Paul, +2
No. 37 Jenson Brooksby, +6
No. 43 Albert Ramos-Vinolas, +9
No. 49 Ilya Ivashka, +4
No. 67 Adrian Mannarino, +11
No. 70 Dusan Lajovic, +10
No. 80 Roberto Carballes Baena, +6
No. 90 Constant Lestienne, +15 (Career High)
No. 97 Juan Pablo Varillas, +12 (Career High)
No.137 Filip Misolic, +68

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