Russian tennis star Nikolay Davydenko has lost his place in the
world top-10, according to the Association of Tennis Professionals ( ATP) rankings, published on
The 29-year-old Russian tennis player had held onto his position
in the top-10 since July 2009, but plunged from 6th to 11th
position after his poor performance last week at the Shanghai
Tennis Tournament in China.
Despite winning the tournament in 2009, Davydenko was knocked
out in the first round this year by Germany’s Mischa Zverev, ranked
98th by ATP.
Mikhail Youzhny is now the only Russian player in the ATP Top-10, holding ninth place.