Thanks to his 22nd Grand Slam title, the 35-year-old is in his 374th week, since July 2011 and his first ascent, at the top of world tennis.
Defeated in the final by the “Djoker”, the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas climbs one place, to third place, to the detriment of the Norwegian Casper Ruud, and is reunited with the best classification of his career, which he already reached for the first time in August 2021 .
The Russian Andrey Rublev, defeated in the quarterfinals by Djokovic in Melbourne, is fifth, moving up one place, and is also back in the best ranking of his career.
The Spanish Rafael Nadal, eliminated in the second round of the Australian Major, lost four places and drops to sixth place in the world.
Among the other players in the Top 20, Russian Karen Khachanov, a Melbourne semi-finalist, moved up seven places to thirteenth.
The greatest progression is for the American Tommy Paul, who also reached the semifinals, gaining 16 positions and entering the Top 20 for the first time in 25 years, to settle in 19th place.
His compatriot Ben Shelton, whom he eliminated in the quarterfinals, registers the best progression in the Top 100, with 45 places won, to put himself 44th in the standings.
Top 10 of the ATP ranking on Monday, January 30:
1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 7,070 pts (+4)
2. Carlos Alcaraz (ESP) 6,730 (-1)
3. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 6-195 (+1)
4. Casper Ruud (NOR) 5,765 (-1)
5. Andrey Rublev (RUS) 4,200 (+1)
6. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 3,815 (-4)
7. Felix Auger-Aliassime (CAN) 3,715
8. Taylor Fritz (USA) 3,410 (+1)
9. Holger Rune (DEN) 3,046 (+1)
10. Hubert Hurkacz (POL) 2,995 (+1)