Boys Junior Tennis World Rankings: Top 10

The junior boys current Top 10 Singles World Rankings on the ITF Junior Tour (18 years and under), as at 28 November 2011 are:

  1. 1,462.5 – Jiri VESELY from the Czech Republic, ATP rank = No.603
  2. 1,258.75 – Luke Saville from Australia, ATP rank = 1,939
  3. 1,145 – Oliver Golding from Great Britain, ATP rank = No.709
  4. 983.75 – Bjorn Fratangelo from the USA, ATP rank = No.787
  5. 958.75 – Hugo Dellien from Bolivia, ATP rank = No.1,100
  6. 936.25 – Thiago Monteiro from Brazil, ATP rank = No.693
  7. 878.75 – Filip Horansky from Slovakia, ATP rank = No.896
  8. 831.25 – Dominic Thiem from Austria, ATP rank = No.640
  9. 825 – George Morgan from Great Britain, ATP rank = No.722
  10. 742.5 – Liam Broady from Great Britain, ATP rank = No.667

The number prior to the player’s name is their ranking points total.

18-year-old Jiri VESELY won the 2011 Junior Australian Open singles title. By doing this, Vesely earned 500 ITF Junior Ranking points. The Czech was the runner-up at the 2011 Junior US Open where he earned another 180 ITF JUnior Ranking points. Vesely achieved his career-best ATP Tour ranking to date on 21 November 2011 at No.566.

Vesely is a left-hander who uses a double-handed backhand and is pictured above in the forward swing phase towards making contact with ball for this double-backhand drive at the 2011 Junior US Open.

The Top 10 junior boys are NOT ranked as high on the men’s ATP Tour compared to how high the Top 10 junior girls are ranked on the women’s tour.

The highest ranked junior boy on the ATP Tour is Jiri Vesely with a men’s ranking of No.603, whereas the Top women’s ranking amongst the Top 10 junior girls is No.145. The lowest men’s ranking amongst the boys Top 10 juniors is No.1,939 and one boy has not earned an ATP ranking, whereas half of the junior girls Top 10 are ranked higher on the women’s tour than the No.1 boy is on the ATP Tour.

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Creative Commons License photo credit: Robbie Mendelson