Nuno Borges climbs three places in the world tennis rankings


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Portugal’s Nuno Borges climbed three places today to 55th in the world tennis rankings, with Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas re-entering the top 10 after his triumph at the Masters 1,000 in Monte Carlo.

Even without having played a tournament, Nuno Borges has once again moved closer to the top 50 in the week in which he will make his debut as a seed in an ATP tournament, in Bucharest, where, as the seventh seed, he will face Swiss Stan Wawrinka in the first round.

With no change in the top five, Serbia’s Novak Djokovic remains top of the rankings, ahead of Italy’s Jannik Sinner and Spain’s Carlos Alcaraz.

With his victory in Monte Carlo, the first Masters 1,000 clay-court event of the season, Tsitsipas climbed five places to sixth, while the beaten finalist, Norwegian Casper Ruud, climbed four places to sixth.

In a week in which the Billie Jean Cup was played, there were no changes in the women’s rankings, with Francisca Jorge remaining in 190th place as the best Portuguese, while Poland’s Iga Swiatek is the leader, ahead of Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka and American Coco Gauff.

Iris Lavan
Iris Lavan
With a background as a consultant in the medical industry, Iris Lavan brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Portugal Pulse. Iris also runs a company in Tel Aviv offering marketing, business development, content creation and public relations services. She holds a degree in economics and management, giving her a solid grounding in business strategy and financial planning. Iris' commitment to Portugal Pulse is reflected not only in her consulting career, but also in her impact on the Portugale media landscape in Israel. She was an interviewer for Hadshot Portugal חדשות פורטוגל, a media outlet that broadcasts news about Portugal in Hebrew, where she provided valuable information on current affairs, healthcare and the economy. Since July 2023, Iris has also been part of the Portugal Pulse team.

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