Andy Murray battles to 500th hard-court win of career with victory over Shapovalov in Dubai
He’s just the fifth man in the Open Era to reach that milestone after Agassi, Federer, Djokovic and Nadal.
Also: Jasmine Paolini cracks the Top 20, Jakub Mensik makes history and Matthew Ebden rises to the top in doubles.
Swiatek hadn’t lost a match in straight sets since falling to Elena Rybakina in the Indian Wells semifinals last March.
The 18-year-old Czech is playing just his third tour-level event.
There was always AT LEAST one in the Top 10 every single week since ATP rankings began in 1973, but not anymore.
This is also the first week with no players with one-handed backhands in the Top 10 in ATP rankings history.
Meanwhile, former No. 1 Karolina Pliskova has now more than halved her ranking in just two weeks, from No. 78 to No. 36.