Tennis Power Ranking 2019: Roland Garros Changes Our #1

Rafa Rises to Number 1 and a Lot of Other Shifts Prior to Grass Court Tennis Rafael Nadal – Rafa beat Novak to take Rome and then beat Thiem in the finals and Federer in the semifinals to further cement a singular fact about tennis – Do not Play Rafa on Clay Unless You Have…

2019 Post-Rome Power Ranking

Scramble on! 😱 Everything about this point is 👌 @DjokerNole @delpotrojuan #ibi19 pic.twitter.com/UvlxE0tfZR — Tennis TV (@TennisTV) May 17, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Novak Djokovic – Nole has been #1 in every 2019 Tennis Abides Power Ranking.  Certainly, Nadal got the better of him in Rome, but Novak picked up 1600 points in Madrid and Rome and is…

Tennis Power Ranking 2019: Novak Takes Madrid

With apologies to #NoleFam, I am a few days later getting this out there than I would have liked.  Also, multi-media content will be added later today. Novak Djokovic –  Novak Djokovic beat Dominic Thiem and Stefanos Tsitsipas to grab a lot of momentum and ranking points in Madrid.  He is also now tied for the…

Tennis Power Ranking 2018: Isner Takes Miami

Post-Miami Momentum for Isner Roger Federer – Federer won the Australian Open and Rotterdam.  He also finished as a runner-up at Indian Wells.  Still, his 2018 start is not matching his 2017 start.  Federer not playing the clay season means he will drop this top ranking after Monte Carlo or Madrid. Juan Martin del Potro – JMDP’s…

Tennis Power Ranking 2018: Federer on Top and DelPo Rising

Melbourne and Indian Wells Roger Federer – The Swiss veteran has added a 20th major, a title at Rotterdam, and a new stint at #1.  His runner-up finish at Indian Wells suggests that duels are in his future.  The big question is whether he plays the clay season or not. Juan Martin del Potro – JMDP won…

Tennis Power Ranking 2017: Federer Takes Shanghai

Another Sweet 16.@RafaelNadal tops Cilic 7-5 7-6(3) for 16th win in a row. Reaches second #SHRolexMasters final. pic.twitter.com/fm0ekf50jL — Tennis TV (@TennisTV) October 14, 2017 Federer and Nadal Race to the End Rafael Nadal – Rafa’s title in Beijing and runner-up finish in Shanghai keep him at #1, but Roger Federer has 4 wins at 4…

Power Ranking 2017: Post-US Open World Order

Rafael Nadal Solidifies his #1 Status in the ATP Rankings and the Tennis Abides Power Ranking Rafael Nadal – Rafa has had the best year of any player in 2017.  He has 2 majors, 2 Masters 1000 titles, 1 500 level title, and a number of strong runner-up finishes.  It is possible that Federer could go…

Tennis Power Ranking 2017 #4: Nadal as the Count of Monte-Carlo

Nadal Needed No Escapes in Monte-Carlo Roger Federer – Roger stays at #1 for now, but his minimalist approach to clay in 2017 will likely not leave him at #1 beyond Madrid or Rome depending on who wins those events.   Rafael Nadal – Rafa holding 10 Monte-Carlo titles is insane.  It will take a clay court…