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Andy Murray continues to lead ATP Men's Singles Rankings despite Wimbledon debacle

Andy Murray continues to lead ATP Men's Singles Rankings despite Wimbledon debacle

There were no changes in this week`s rankings, as Spain`s Rafael Nadal came second, followed by Roger Federer of Switzerland, reports Efe.

Roger Federer, King of Grass, continues to inspire generations with his class

Manushree Bhardwaj

Roger Federer’s eighth Wimbledon win has made me believe; believe in hard work, passion and a ‘never-give-up’ attitude. At 35, his magical wand has woven magic again. This is his fairytale. Perhaps, his best one.

ATP Rankings: Roger Federer breaks into top 3 after claiming eighth Wimbledon title

ATP Rankings: Roger Federer breaks into top 3 after claiming eighth Wimbledon title

This is the first time that the Swiss international has advanced into the top-3 in 11 months. It was back in August 22, 2016 that Federer had slipped down a spot to No. 4 and then on missing the rest of the season, he found himself to as low as No. 17.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer becomes first player since Bjorn Borg to win title without dropping a set

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer becomes first player since Bjorn Borg to win title without dropping a set

With a win in the Australian Open in 2007, Roger Federer became the first player since Bjorn Borg in 1980 to win a tournament without dropping a set. Not only so, he is also the first ever to do it so on a hard court.

Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza joins elite group of Spaniards who have clinched singles title at All England Club

Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza joins elite group of Spaniards who have clinched singles title at All England Club

After a tight and tense first set which witnessed Muguruza's strong and relentless returnings to crack the Venus code, the young Spaniard took down her experienced opponent 6-0 in the second set to lift the Venus Rosewater dish

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer becomes favourite to win record eighth title as other big stars crash out before semis

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer becomes favourite to win record eighth title as other big stars crash out before semis

Federer will next face Berdych in the semis. In the other semi-final, Querrey will take on Cilic.

Rafael Nadal crashes out of Wimbledon: A look back at the Spaniard's early exit from coveted tournament

Rafael Nadal crashes out of Wimbledon: A look back at the Spaniard's early exit from coveted tournament

Carrying forward his clay-court form, Nadal was up and rolling with his clinical victories in the first three rounds of the tournament. But things failed to turn out the same against Muller in their round of 16 clash.

WATCH: Rafael Nadal bumps his head in the tunnel ahead of round of 16 clash with Giles Muller

WATCH: Rafael Nadal bumps his head in the tunnel ahead of round of 16 clash with Giles Muller

Nadal lost the first two opening sets before, but his relentless efforts bore fruit when he pulled back in the next two sets thereby by pushing for a fifth one. But, it was Muller who had the last laugh as Nadal went down in the final set to once again make an early exit in the Wimbledon Championship.

Wimbledon 2017: Novak Djokovic muscles in on women's quarter-final day

Wimbledon 2017: Novak Djokovic muscles in on women's quarter-final day

The Serbian second seed`s match against France`s Adrian Mannarino was delayed because of the epic five-setter between Gilles Muller and Rafa Nadal.

Wimbledon 2017: Rafael Nadal loses five-set epic to Giles Muller in fourth round

Wimbledon 2017: Rafael Nadal loses five-set epic to Giles Muller in fourth round

The 31-year-old Nadal fought back from two sets down and saved four match points in a 135-minute minute fifth set in which he successfully served to stay alive nine times.

Wimbledon 2017: Top players can deal with problems better, says former Grand Slam winner Ivan Lendl

Wimbledon 2017: Top players can deal with problems better, says former Grand Slam winner Ivan Lendl

Lendl, who coaches world number one Andy Murray, said that the Briton, Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic have been able to stay at the top of men`s tennis due to their mental strength.

Wimbledon 2017: Big Four must switch off cruise control on Manic Monday at All England Club

Wimbledon 2017: Big Four must switch off cruise control on Manic Monday at All England Club

Defending champion and home favourite Andy Murray is up against Benoit Paire, the tall bearded Frenchman who seems to have finally come to terms with playing on grass.

Wimbledon 2017: Rafael Nadal wins 10 consecutive Grand Slam matches without dropping a set

Wimbledon 2017: Rafael Nadal wins 10 consecutive Grand Slam matches without dropping a set

The 31-year-old's 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) win over Karen on the fifth day of the coveted tournament implies that he has now clinched victory in 28 consecutive sets at Grand Slams, a record he had created back in 2010

Wimbledon 2017: Rafael Nadal beats Karen Khachanov to reach last 16

Wimbledon 2017: Rafael Nadal beats Karen Khachanov to reach last 16

A rejuvenated Nadal, 31, won this year's French Open, his 10th title there, without dropping a set.

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal lead third-round charge at All England Club

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal lead third-round charge at All England Club

Both are in superb form and have yet to drop a set at this year`s championship. Britain`s Murray, the number one seed, will face 28th ranked Fabio Fognini from Italy while Spaniard Nadal will go up against Russian Karen Khachanov, ranked 30.

Wimbledon 2017, Day 4: Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer breeze in heat, Grigor Dimitrov underlines potential

Wimbledon 2017, Day 4: Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer breeze in heat, Grigor Dimitrov underlines potential

Djokovic, the second seed whose shock third round loss to Sam Querrey at Wimbledon 12 months ago precipitated a worrying decline in form, will next face either Juan Martin del Potro or Ernests Gulbis.

Wimbledon 2017, Day 3: Victoria Azarenka victorious as Kei Nishikori, Johanna Konta sweat

Wimbledon 2017, Day 3: Victoria Azarenka victorious as Kei Nishikori, Johanna Konta sweat

Former world number one Azarenka, playing her first Grand Slam tournament since giving birth to first child Leo in December, knocked out Russian 15th seed Elena Vesnina.

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal take Centre Court in round 2 at All England Club

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal take Centre Court in round 2 at All England Club

Wimbledon order of play on the show courts at the All England Club on Wednesday, the third day of the 2017 championships (x denotes seeding):

Wimbledon 2017: Rafael Nadal through to second round after beating John Millman in straight sets

Wimbledon 2017: Rafael Nadal through to second round after beating John Millman in straight sets

The two-time Wimbledon champion is just the seventh player to reach the 850-win mark, joining Roger Federer, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, John McEnroe, Andre Agassi and Guillermo Villas.

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray though in straight sets against Alexander Bublik

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray though in straight sets against Alexander Bublik

Murray, whose baby daughter Sophia was born last year, next faces Dustin Brown, the man who knocked out Nadal two years ago.