London, July 12 (IANS) Poland's Hubert Hurkacz jumped to a career high of 11th on the ATP list after his maiden run to a Grand Slam semifinal at Wimbledon, where he lost to Italy's Matteo Berrettini.
The 24-year-old Hurkacz rose seven places in the latest rankings released on Monday, returning to the kind of form that helped him bag his first ATP Masters 1000 final in April at the Miami Open, where he defeated Italian Jannik Sinner. En route to the Wimbledon semifinal, the Pole defeated Russian Daniil Medvedev and Swiss ace Roger Federer.
Canada's Denis Shapovalov has returned to the top 10 for the first time since the week beginning September 21, 2020 after he advanced to his first major semi-final at Wimbledon, where he lost to ultimate winner Novak Djokovic). The 22-year-old, who defeated two-time former champion Andy Murray in the third round, was 12th in the previous rankings list.
Another Canadian, Felix Auger-Aliassime also touched a career-high of 14th after jumping four spots on the ATP list. Auger-Aliassime beat No. 6-ranked Alexander Zverev in the Wimbledon fourth round, before losing to his friend Berrettini in four sets.