Reuters

Federer climbs ATP rankings

Roger Federer climbed to third place in the latest ATP rankings Monday on the strength of his record eighth Wimbledon triumph.

His 19th grand slam win saw the Swiss jump two places up the rankings still dominated by Britain's Andy Murray, eliminated from Wimbledon in the quarter-finals, while Rafael Nadal, knocked out in the fourth round, holds on to second place.

ATP rankings:

1. Andy Murray (GBR) 7.750 pts

2. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 7,465

3. Roger Federer (SUI) 6,545

4. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 6,325

5. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 6,140

6. Marin Cilic (CRO) 5,075

7. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 4,030

8. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 3,740

9. Milos Raonic (CAN) 3,310

10. Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) 3,160