Grigor Dimitrov returned to the world top 20! Novak Djokovic continues to hold the first place.
Here are the ATP Rankings (singles), as of 2 March 2020:
1. Novak Djokovic (SRB)
2. Rafael Nadal (ESP)
3. Dominic Thiem (AUT)
4. Roger Federer (SUI)
5. Daniil Medvedev (RUS)
6. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE)
7. Alexander Zverev (GER)
Djokovic went through a dramatic match and, after losing the third set, fought back, beating his Austrian opponent in five sets -- 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4.
Djokovic, who remains unbeaten in finals on Rod Laver Arena, now has 17 slam titles, only three short of record holder Roger Federer, and will reclaim the world No 1 ranking from Nadal on Monday.
Austria's Dominic Thiem beat Germany's Alexander Zverev 3-1 on Jan. 31 to earn his spot in the 2020 Australian Open men's final.
Fifth-seeded Thim won against seventh-seeded Zverev with 3-6, 6-4, 7-6, 7-6 sets in semifinals at Melbourne's Rod Laver Arena.
On Jan. 30, Novak Djokovic eliminated Roger Federer 3-0 to earn his spot in the 2020 Australian Open men's final.
It took Serbian player almost three hours of play to reach his eighth semifinal in Melbourne.
An old acquaintance and a big rival Roger Federer, who eliminated Tennys Sandgren in quite a dramatic match, awaits him in the semi-final blockbuster.
Interestingly, whenever he reached semi-finals of the tournament in Melbourne, Djokovic would win it.