To "Wimbledon" 28-year-old Gulbis had a 559-e a place in the world. The London majors he won two victories in the third round lost to three-time champion to Serb Novak to Djokovic. For her performance in "Wimbledon" Riga got 90 points which is more than in the previous 12 months (due to injury last year, he rarely spoke, and that affected the rating).
The result is Gulbis the new rating made the leap up by 241 points and now stands 479-M. in addition, he has regained the title of the first racket of the country, which lost in early June.
Mikelis Libietis is now the first racket of Latvia, but retained the 479-th place in ATP ranking. Martinis Pocus is 710-m ( 94 places), krišjānis Stabinis — 941.
This week Gulbis will play at the tournament of series ATP World Tour 250 in Båstad on the Swedish so-called "protected ranking". If in the first round, Ernests will beat one of the contestants from the qualification, then it will fight against the fifth racket of tournament of Russians Karen Hechanova.
The first line of the ATP ranking after Wimbledon kept the Murray, while the Briton has written off a lot of points for losing in the quarter-final (last season he picked up in London the title). Now Murray 7750 points — points record for the first racket of the world since the introduction of the new system of scoring in 2009. Before least points as a leader was Spaniard Rafael Nadal in June 2010(8700).
In addition, for the first time since 2003 on top of the ranking is a tennis player (Murray) who is not a current champion in any of the tournaments of "Grand slam" (the last of the four "majors", the British never reached the finals). 14 years ago in a similar situation was Australian Lleyton Hewitt.
The second place was reserved for Rafael Nadal, has come down on the "Wimbledon" to 1/8 finals. The backlog of Spaniard from a British is less than 300 points. Third place went to the Federer — Murray separates it from about 1200 points. Eight-time champion of Wimbledon ahead of Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Swiss Stan Wawrinka. Last time in the top 3 Roger had 11 months ago when, after Wimbledon ended the season due to injury.
In this case, before the end of the season Federer is not necessary to protect points in the coming months 35-year-old Swiss may well aspire to leadership. While Murray is required to protect 5460 points to Djokovic — 3740, Wawrinka — 2990 and Nadal— 370.
In the second half of the top 10 Austrian Dominic Tim and Japanese kei nishikori moved up one line, canadian Milos Raonic was down two places to become the ninth, and the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov entered the top ten.
The ATP rankings on July 17
1 (1) Andy Murray (UK) — 7750 points
2 (2) Rafael Nadal (Spain) — 7465
3 (5) Roger Federer (Switzerland) — 6545
4 (4) Novak Djokovic (Serbia) — 6325
5 (3) Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland) — 6140
6 (6) Marin Cilic (Croatia) — 5075
7 (8) Dominique Tim (Austria) — 4030
8 (9) Kei Nishikori (Japan) — 3740
9 (7) Milos Raonic (Canada) — 3310
10 (11) Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria) — 3160
...348 (589) Ernest Gulbis (Latvia) — 130