Auger-Aliassime and Fernandez made significant leaps in the rankings

Quebecers Félix Auger-Aliassime and Leylah Annie Fernandez have greatly improved their position in the world hierarchy following their run at the United States Tennis Open.

Auger-Aliassime is now the highest ranked Canadian in the 11the rank, just ahead of his teammate Denis Shapovalov. As for Fernandez, 19, she jumped 45 positions to climb to 28e place.

Emma Raducanu, victorious over Fernandez in the final at just 18, had the best performance in the most recent WTA ranking. From 150e world racquet 15 days ago, the Briton found herself at 23e rang.

Bianca Andreescu, eliminated in the round of 16 in New York after winning this tournament in 2019, slips 13 places to find herself 20e.

Australian Ashleigh Barty remains the world number one with 2355 points ahead of Aryna Sabalenka. Karolina Pliskova returns to the podium. Elina Svitolina and Naomi Osaka complete the top 5.

On the men’s side, Serbian Novak Djokovic remains atop the ATP rankings, ahead of Daniil Medvedev, who defeated him in the final at Flushing Meadows on Sunday.

Spaniard Rafael Nadal, absent in New York due to a foot injury which forced him to end his season, is out of the top 5 in the world and falls to sixth place.

The astonishing 18-year-old Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz gains 17 places after his quarter-final and is now in 38th place.

Canadian veterans Milos Raonic and Vasek Pospisil are 33 respectivelye and 65e.

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