The Argentine tennis player remains ninth after losing the final to German Alexander Zverev.
The defeat in the final of the ATP 250 Cologne Against the German Alexander Zverev did not harm Diego Schwartzman in the ATP ranking, since the Argentine remains ninth in a ranking that had no changes in world tennis.
In fact, the Serbian Novak Djokovic maintains his wide advantage (1,890 points) over the Spanish Rafael Nadal at the top, after this unchanged week Remarkable in the first positions of the classification. The same happens between the champion of Roland Garros and the third, Dominic Thiem.
The rest play something else, because their points in the ranking are far from the top three, waiting for the Masters 1,000 in Paris to be played next week.
With Roberto Bautista Agut Y Pablo Carreño Busta in 13th and 15th places, the Armada Spanish has ten representatives among the hundred best in the world.
The great level that Schwartzman demonstrated when he returned from the standstill due to the pandemic opened a new horizon for him. On the one hand, it allowed jump to the top ten for the first time and make history for Argentine tennis. But also the Small is increasingly close to the possibility that after seven years he will be the first national tennis player at the London Masters, the great event at the end of the season.
The last participation of an Argentine in the tournament that brings together the eight best of the season dates back to 2013, when Juan Martín Del Potro was eliminated in the group stage, with a win against Richard Gasquet and falls to Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer. Despite having obtained the necessary points to qualify in 2018, the knee fracture that still has him to abuse prevented him from being part.
To enter, Schwartzman will be enough to finish ninth in the Race to London, since Federer, despite having exceeded the threshold to enter, will not see activity until 2021 due to his knee operation. Those who are already classified and will play will be Djokovic, Nadal, Thiem, Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Zverev. There are, then, two quotas to be defined.
1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 11,740 points.
2. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 9,850.
3. Dominic Thiem (Austria) 9.125.
4. Roger Federer (SUI) 6,630.
5. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 5,925.
6. Daniil Medvedev (RUS) 5.890.
7. Alexander Zverev (ALE) 5.015.
8. Andrey Rublev (RUS) 3.429.