Nadal overtakes Murray in ATP rankings

PARIS: Rafael Nadal moved up one place to third, overtaking Britain''s Andy Murray in the men''s ATP rankings on Monday thanks to the Spaniard reaching the Miami Maters semi-finals

Miami champion Andy Roddick of the United States also moved up one place, to seventh place, while Murray slipped to fourth.

Czech player Tomas Berdych was the beaten finalist in Miami but thanks to his impressive campaign in Florida he was the biggest mover, up four places to 16th.

Swiss Roger Federer was a fourth round victim of Berdych''s in Miami, but remains well ahead of the bunch.

Murray failed to get past the second round in Miami, losing to American Mardy Fish and costing him his third place ranking.

Rankings

1. Roger Federer (SUI) 10,765

2. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 7630

3. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 6980 (+1)

4. Andy Murray (GBR) 5845 (-1)

5. Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) 5735

6. Nikolay Davydenko (RUS) 5585

7. Andy Roddick (USA) 4780 (+1)

8. Robin Soderling (SWE) 4595 (-1)

9. Marin Cilic (CRO) 2980

10. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 2915

11. Fernando Gonzalez (CHI) 2880

12. Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 2725

13. Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) 2380 (+2)

14. Ivan Ljubicic (CRO) 2340 (-1)

15. Juan Carlos Ferrero (ESP) 2310 (-1)

16. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 2270 (+4)

17. David Ferrer (ESP) 2045

18. GaŽl Monfils (FRA) 2040 (-2)

19. Radek Stepanek (CZE) 1905 (-1)

20. Tommy Haas (GER) 1775 (-1)