Former number one Roger Federer closed the gap on Rafael Nadal in the men’s ATP tennis rankings released on Monday with his three set victory over the Spaniard in the final of the World Tour Finals.

Although the Spaniard still has an advantage of more than 3,000 points, Federer managed to cut Nadal’s lead.

The only change in the rankings sees Andy Murray, who made the semi-finals in London, swap places with Sweden’s Robin Soderling. The Scot has moved back to fourth.

ATP top 10 as of November 29 (previous ranking in parenthesis): 1. Rafael Nadal, Spain, 12,450 points 2. Roger Federer, Switzerland, 9,145 3. Novak Djokovic, Serbia, 6,035 4 Andy Murray, Britain, 5,760 5. Robin Soderling, Sweden, 5,580 6. Tomas Berdych, Czech Republic, 3,955 7. David Ferrer, Spain, 3,735 8. Andy Roddick, US, 3,665 9. Fernando Verdasco, Spain, 3,240 10. Mikhail Youzhny, Russia, 2,920


Flawless Federer floors Nadal to win ATP titleNovember 29, 2010

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