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US Open 2021: What are the official ATP and WTA rankings?

With this years' US Open underway, singles players are being cut from the main draw day by day. Scroll down to check the remaining players' rankings.

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An overview shows Arthur Ashe Stadium during the 2021 US Open Tennis tournament men's singles first round match between Serbia's Novak Djokovic (bottom) and Denmark's Holger Rune at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New Yo
ANGELA WEISSAFP

Since the 2021 US Open kicked off on Monday, 30 August at the Billie Kean King USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, NY, lots of players who qualified for the main draw have been cut off, including top seeds, who found themselves eliminated earlier than expected. 

Both women and men singles main draw started the final Slam of the season with 32 top seeds. However, remaining top seeds have decreased by nearly 50% in men singles with 11 of the top ranked losing their games in round 1. Among the unexpected eliminations were eighth seed Casper Ruud who lost to world no.117 Botic Van De Zandschulp, Tokyo medalist Pablo Carreño, defeated by Maxime Cressy, ranked 115 and highly fancied Alex de Minaur who lost to Taylor Fritz.

Nevertheless, a positive surprise was Carlos Alcaraz's win over top seed Cameron Norrie in round 1. The 18-year-old Spanish promise will certainly be one of the Next-Gen top picks.

It's no surprise Djokovic is the odds-on favorite to claim the title with the Serbian player set to surpass Federer and Nadal in Grand Slam titles. The Belgrade born has his eyes set on the glory and opponents will have to be on their best tennis to stop this historic moment from happening.

Medvedev and Zverev come as second and third favorite respectively and both will look to provide stern opposition to Djokovic's dominance.

ATP Ranking

PlayerRanking
Novak Djokovic1
Daniil Medvedev2
Stefanos Tsitsipas3
Alexander Zverev4
Andrey Rublev7
Matteo Berretini8
Denis Shapovalov10
Hubert Hurkacz13
Diego Schwartzman14
Felix Auger-Aliassime15
Jannik Sinner16
Gael Monfils20
Roberto Bautista21
Aslan Karatsev24
Reilly Opelka25
Daniel Evans27
Cameron Norrie29
Filip Krajinovik38
Francis Tiafoe50
Pablo Andujar74
Alexei Popyrin73
Alex Molcan138
Facundo Bagnis80
Botic Van de Zandschulp117
Carlos Alcaraz55
Peter Gojowczyk141
Henri Laaksonen130
Roberto Carballes95
Lloyd Harris46
Ernesto Escobedo178
Lorenzo Musetti60
Nikoloz Basilashvili39
Maxime Cressy151
Zachary Svajda716
Jack Sock184
Albert Ramos- Vinolas48
Corentin Moutet88
Ilya Ivashka53
Vasek Pospisil58
Oscar Otte144
Denis Kudla92
Andreas Seppi89
Taylor Fritz42
Jenson Brooksby99
Jordan Thompson59
Mackenzie McDonald61
Kei Nishikori56
Tallon Griekspoor121

Women's seeds

Ashleigh Barty of Australia returns the ball against Vera Zvonareva of Russia during her Women's Singles first round match on Day Two
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Ashleigh Barty of Australia returns the ball against Vera Zvonareva of Russia during her Women's Singles first round match on Day TwoAL BELLOAFP

On the other hand, women's results went much as expected, with just five seeds dropping out in the first two rounds. Young American Coco Gauff lost against Sloane Stephen in round 2, while Muchova who was expected to advance further in the draw, was eliminated by Spanish Sara Sorribes in straight sets. 

WTA Ranking

PlayerRanking
Asleigh Barty1
Aryna Sablenka2
Naomi Osaka3
Karolina Pliskova4
Elina Svitolina5
Bianca Andreescu7
Iga Swiatek8
Barbora Krejcikova9
Garbiñe Muguruza10
Petra Kvitova11
Belinda Bencic12
Simona Halep13
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova15
Elise Mertens16
Angelique Kerber17
Maria Sakkari18
Victoria Azarenka19
Elena Rybakina20
Ons Jabeur21
Cori Gauff23
Jessica Pegula25
Paula Badosa26
Daria Kasatkina27
Danielle Collins29
Anett Kontaveit28
Petra Martic32
Clara Tauson78
Shelby Rogers43
Sorana Cirstea39
Sara Sorribes Tormo41
Su-wei Hsieh81
Shuai Zhang83
Emma Raducano150
Martina Trevisan106
Misaki Doi97
Jil Teichman44
Fiona Ferro74
Amanda Anisimova75
Ajla Tomljanovic46
Varvara Gracheva82
Karolina Schmiedlova93
Krystina Pliskova73
Katerina Siniakova53
Greet Minnen104
Liudmila Samsonova52
Lauren Davis98
Anhelina Kalinina76
Sloane Stephens66
Kamilla Rakhimova115

Moreover, Cincinnati winner and world no. 1 Ashleigh Barty remains top favorite to win the women's title with Naomi Osaka looking to offer a challenge to the 25-year-old.

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