Pedro Sousa today became the sixth Portuguese to appear in the top 100 of the world tennis, in a list that continues to be led by Serbian Novak Djokovic and in which João Sousa descended from 39th to 41st.
In the table, which has not undergone any change in the top 10, Pedro Sousa, 30, appears precisely in position 100, having climbed two places in relation to the ranking last week.
Pedro Sousa and João Sousa, who, although having dropped two positions, remains the best Portuguese player in the ranking, were part of the Portuguese national team, which in early February failed to gain access to the World Cup group in Kazakhstan. Davis Cup.
Nuno Marques was the first Portuguese to appear in the ‘top 100’ of the world hierarchy in 1991, followed by Frederico Gil, Rui Machado, João Sousa, and Gastão Elias.
In the women’s table, there were no changes among the 100 best players, with Japan’s Naomi Osaka remaining in the lead, followed by Czech Petra Kvitova and Romanian Simona Halep, second and third placed, respectively.