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Who will be № 1 after "Roland Garros"?  

Who will be № 1 after "Roland Garros"?


Rafael Nadal will surely keep the first place in the rankings over the next 20 days, but there is a real possibility after the "Roland Garros" to give way to his biggest rival at the moment - Novak Djokovic. The Serb victory in the final of the tournament series "Masters" in Rome on Sunday gave Nole a chance to finish the season on clay on top of the world rankings. Here is what the options are, who may be a shift in the top of the ATP rankings:

1.If Nadal and Djokovic meet in the final of the French Open, the winner takes all and the next day will head the rankings.

2. If Nadal loses another opponent in the championship game,will have to hope Djokovic to drops to the 1/4-final or in an earlier stage of the race to keep the first place.

3. Any loss of Nadal before 1/2-finals Tournament will guarantee to Djokovic the top the rankings, regardless of his performance.

26-year-old Serb has lost his first place in the world on October 7 of Nadal after the Spaniard made ​​a phenomenal comeback from injury in 2013. However, since he is number 2 in the world, Nole has lost only three games. By the end of last season he only had success, winning the title in Shanghai, Paris and at the final ATP tournament in London, defeating his series was interrupted by Stanislas Wawrinka at the 1/4-final of the Australian Open.

Since the beginning of 2014, Djokovic won two consecutive titles in Indian Wells and Miami, and then triumphed in the "Masters"-in Rome. He will begin his participation on "Roland Garros" at 650 points behind Nadal and must protect the 720 from last year.

Meanwhile, 27-year-old Nadal has 34 wins and 6 losses this season and have to defend 2,000 points on Open de France, once in 2013 lifted the trophy for the 8th time in his career, winning in the final his compatriot David Ferrer .

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