The twelfth tournament on the World Padel Tour, the Granada Open 2018, has produced interesting movements in the rankings. With just three tournaments to go for the regular season to end, there is a fascinating battle going on to qualify for the Master Final. Here are the biggest changes after the event in Andalusia:
For the third week running, Maxi Sánchez is on top of the rankings with a total of 13,150 points. In second place is his partner Sanyo Gutiérrez on 12,135 points. The winners of the Granada Open, Franco Stupaczuk and Cristian Gutiérrez, have seen their ranking go up after their first title of the season, moving up two places to eighth with 5400 points.The fight for the Estrella Damm Master Final is red hot, with the last two slots currently occupied by Javier Ruiz and Uri Botello on 3240 points each. Immediately in pursuit are Luciano Capra (17th) on 2925 and Ramiro Moyano (18th) on 2640. The biggest climbers of the week are Borja Yribarren and Raúl Marcos, who have both gone up seven places after reaching the last sixteen.
Despite losing in the semifinals of the Granada Open, sisters Majo and Mapi Sánchez Alayeto are firmly on top on 13,030 points. Their most immediate pursuers are the winners in Granada, Gemma Triay and Lucía Sainz, who won their fourth title of the season to push onto 10,205 points. After reaching their second final of the season, Marta Ortega and Ariana Sánchez cement their place in fourth on 5760 points. They're now over 800 points ahead of Patty Llaguno and Elisabet Amatriaín, who are on 4920. Three players are the biggest climbers this week: Sofía Araujo, Virginia Riera and Verónica Virseda, who have all gone up seven places.
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