Tennis

Canada's Auger-Aliassime returns to tennis' top 20 after reaching Rotterdam final

Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime returned to the top 20 in the world rankings Monday after reaching the final of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament.

19-year-old from Montreal rises 3 positions to No. 18

Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime returned to the top 20 in the world rankings after reaching the Rotterdam final. The 19-year-old from Montreal rose 3 spots to No. 18 in this week's ATP Tour rankings list. (Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime returned to the top 20 in the world rankings Monday after reaching the final of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament.

The 19-year-old from Montreal, who dropped a 6-2, 6-4 decision to Gael Monfils of France in Sunday's final, rose three positions to No. 18 in this week's ATP Tour rankings list.

Auger-Aliassime reached a career-high No. 17 last October.

Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., who lost his first-round match to Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov last week in Rotterdam, rose one spot to No. 15. The Canadian reached a career-high No. 13 last month.

Monfils, who won the ATP Tour 500 indoor hardcourt event for the second straight year, remained at No. 9 in an unchanged top 10. Novak Djokovic owns the No. 1 position ahead of Spain's Rafael Nadal and Switzerland's Roger Federer.

Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., fell five spots to No. 37 and Vancouver's Vasek Pospisil jumped six positions to No. 98.

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