- 1,393.75 Jiri Vesely from the Czech Republic – ATP rank = No.847
- 806.25 Dominic Thiem from Austria – ATP rank = No.914
- 792.50 Hugo Dellien from Bolivia – ATP rank = No.1,216
- 783.75 Oliver Golding from Great Britain – ATP rank = No.1,144
- 777.50 Mate Pavic from Croatia – ATP rank = No.1,521
- 733.75 Joris De Loore from Belgium – ATP rank = No.1,307
- 723.75 George Morgan from Great Britain – ATP rank = No.944
- 663.75 Roberto Carballes Baena from Spain – ATP rank = No.653
- 602.50 Filip Horansky from Slovakia – NO ATP ranking
- 580.00 Jeson Patrombon from the Philippines – NO ATP ranking
The number prior to the player’s name is their ranking points total.
17-year-old Jiri Vesely won the 2011 Junior Australian Open singles title. By doing this Vesely earned 500 ITF Junior Ranking points. The Czech achieved his career-best ATP Tour ranking to date this week by moving up to No.847 before he turns 18 (on 10 July 2011). Vesely is a left-hander who uses a double-handed backhand and is pictured above just after making contact with ball with his backhand drive at the 2010 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 WTA Tour. The highest ranked junior boy on the ATP Tour is Roberto Barballes Barena with a men’s ranking of No.653, whereas the Top women’s ranking amongst the Top 10 junior girls is No.202. The lowest men’s ranking amongst the boys Top 10 juniors is No.1,521 and two boys have not earned an ATP ranking, whereas the lowest women’s ranking by a Top 10 junior girl is No.637.
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photo credit: Robbie Mendelson