Rafael Nadal who is out of the arena since his last appearance in the Australian Open has come back to his lost spot of number one ranking following an early exit of Roger Federer in the recently held Miami Open where Federer lost to John Isner.

Rafael Nadal regained the leading rank as per men’s ATP rankings on Monday just one day after his Swiss rival Roger Federer bowed out of the Miami tournament by losing to Thanasi Kokkinakis.Rafael Nadal who is on complete rest since pulling out of the Australian Open quarter finals in last January witnessed the taking over of his number one ranking by is arch rival Federer in February 2018.

Federer the veteran from Switzerland however moved down ten points behind his Spanish competitor into second spot after suffering a second round defeat to Isner that caused the American player to gain whooping eight places at ninth rank owing to his amazing victory at the Masters 1000 event on this Sunday. Based on this victory Isnar is at par with his previous best ranking of ninth, which he achieved in April 2012, whereas the defeated finalist from Germany, Alexander Zverev jumped up one place to secure fourth rank.

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