Novak Djokovic reclaims world number one spot after Wimbledon triumph

Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates with the trophy after winning Wimbledon on July 6, 2014
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Novak Djokovic returns to the world number one ranking, surpassing Rafael Nadal, after his Wimbledon triumph over Roger Federer on Sunday.

Novak Djokovic has returned to the top of the world rankings after securing his second career Wimbledon title by beating Roger Federer in a five-set battle at the All England Club on Sunday.

The Serbian came through the centre-court encounter 6-7[4] 6-4 7-6[4] 5-7 6-4 to earn his seventh Grand Slam title.

Today, the 27-year-old has officially been named world number one once again, surpassing Spaniard Rafael Nadal, who held the top ranking for nine months following his return from a knee injury.

Wimbledon semi-finalist Federer sits third in the world, while Stanislas Wawrinka is ranked fourth and two-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray resides in 10th position.

Prior to his triumph at Wimbledon, Djokovic, who also won the title in 2011, had lost his last three Grand Slam finals.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates with the trophy after winning Wimbledon on July 6, 2014
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2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,770
13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,390
16United States Jack Sock2,335
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19United States John Isner2,110
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