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Alcaraz Returns To The Summit, Mover Of Week

After 12 days of action at the BNP Paribas Open, Carlos Alcaraz left as the king, defeating Daniil Medvedev to clinch the title and rise to No. 1 in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings.

Following the first ATP Masters 1000 event of the season, ATPTour.com looks at the movers of the week as of Monday, 20 March 2023.

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No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz, +1 (Joint Career High)
The 19-year-old has climbed back to No. 1 in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings for the first time since January after winning his third ATP Masters 1000 title in Indian Wells. The Spaniard did not drop a set en route to the trophy, becoming the ninth and youngest man to win both legs of the Sunshine Doubles – Indian Wells and Miami – in his career. Alcaraz defeated Medvedev 6-3, 6-2 in the final. Read Indian Wells Final Report & Watch Highlights.

No. 5 Daniil Medvedev, +1
The 27-year-old is back in the Top 5 after he advanced to the final in Indian Wells. Medvedev, who had never been beyond the fourth round in five previous appearances before this year, overcame Frances Tiafoe in the semi-finals to extend his winning streak to 19 matches. He was unable to find a way past Alcaraz, who proved too strong in the championship match.

No. 6 Felix Auger-Aliassime, +4 (Joint Career High)
The Canadian has jumped four spots to No. 6 after reaching the last eight in California. The 22-year-old overcame Pedro Martinez, Francisco Cerundolo and Tommy Paul to advance to his third quarter-final of the year.

No. 11 Jannik Sinner, +2
The Italian continued his impressive start to the season in Indian Wells, where he reached his second ATP Masters 1000 semi-final. The 21-year-old earned statement wins against Stan Wawrinka and Taylor Fritz before falling to the eventual champion in Alcaraz in their fifth ATP H2H meeting. Sinner heads to Miami 16-4 on the year.

No. 14 Frances Tiafoe, +2 (Career High)
Tiafoe has moved to a career-high No. 14 in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings after showcasing his dynamic game at the hard-court event. The 25-year-old American did not drop a set en route to his maiden ATP Masters 1000 semi-final, defeating Marcos Giron, Jason Kubler, Alejandro Tabilo and Cameron Norrie.

Other Notable Top 100 Movers
No. 9 Hubert Hurkacz, +2 (Joint Career High)
No. 22 Marin Cilic, +2
No. 25 Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, +3 (Career High)
No. 43 Jack Draper, +13
No. 44 Jiri Lehecka, +3
No. 45 Brandon Nakashima, +3
No. 52 Andy Murray, +3
No. 68 Nuno Borges, +12 (Career High)
No. 74 Marton Fucsovics, +10
No. 82 Cristian Garin, +15
No. 87 Stan Wawrinka, +13

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