Rafael Nadal, Casper Ruud, and Carlos Alcaraz will definitely be the top 3 players after the US Open even if it is not clear in which order. According to the live rankings, no other player can break into the top 3 even if he wins the US Open
Rafael Nadal is the current world no.1 in the live rankings. However, if either Casper or Carlito reaches the final, Nadal will lose that position. Ruud will be no.1 if either he wins the US Open or he is the runner-up, but not to Alcaraz. Similarly, Alcaraz will be no.1 if he conquers the title he will be the finalist and Ruud does not win the tournament.
And Jannik Sinner?
The Italian player can break into the top10 if he reaches the semifinal. If he wins the US Open, he will be the new world no.6.
Rafael Nadal in 2022
Until now, during this year the Spaniard has achieved a composed 38-5 record. Rafael clinched 4 titles in 2022 in Melbourne, at the Australian Open, in Acapulco and at the French Open. Nadal was the runner-up in Indian Wells.
Ruud at the U.S. Open, ranking, and results in 2022
Ranked world no.7, the Norwegian has achieved a 43-15 win-loss record in 2022. Ruud is competing at the U.S. Open where he beat the world no.601 Kyle Edmund 6-3 7-5 6-2, the world no.117 Tim Van Rijthoven 6-74 6-4 6-4 6-4, the world no.34 Tommy Paul 7-63 6-75 7-62 5-7 6-0, the world no.112 Corentin Moutet 6-1 6-2 6-74 6-2 and the world no.14 Matteo Berrettini 6-1 6-4 7-64.
The Norwegian clinched 3 titles in 2022 in Buenos Aires, in Geneva and in Gstaad. Casper reached the final in Miami (Miami Open) and at the French Open.
The Norwegian won 9 titles in his career: 1 on hard courts and 8 on clay courts. (See the list of his titles)
Ruud has scheduled to play next in Seoul (Korea Open). He will start the tournament from the main draw on the 26th of September. He is also scheduled to play in Seoul (Korea Open). The main draw will start on the 26th of September.
Rafael Nadal and Casper Ruud clashed against each other only on 1 occasion. Their current head to head is 1-0 for Nadal. When they played, Rafael Nadal won 6-3 6-3 6-0 in the final in Paris (French Open) on the 5th of June 2022.
Here the video highlights.
Alcaraz at the U.S. Open, ranking, and results in 2022
Now ranked no.4 (career-high), Alcaraz achieved an overall 48-9 win-loss record in 2022. Alcaraz is now playing at the U.S. Open where he beat the world no.37 Sebastian Baez 7-5 7-5 2-0 ret., the world no.78 Federico Coria 6-2 6-1 7-5, the world no.43 Jenson Brooksby 6-3 6-3 6-3 and the world no.17 Marin Cilic 6-4 3-6 6-4 4-6 6-3.
The Spaniard conquered 4 titles in 2022 in Rio de Janeiro, in Miami, in Barcelona and in Madrid. Carlos was the finalist in Hamburg (Hamburg European Open) and in Umag (Plava Laguna Croatia Open).
Alcaraz won 5 titles in his career: 1 on hard courts and 4 on clay courts. (See the list of his titles)
Sinner at the U.S. Open, ranking, and results in 2022
Now the world no.13, Jannik owns a 42-11 win-loss record in 2022. The Italian is playing at the moment at the U.S. Open where he defeated the world no.93 Daniel Altmaier 5-7 6-2 6-1 3-6 6-1, the world no.145 Christopher Eubanks 6-4 7-68 6-2, the world no.69 Brandon Nakashima 3-6 6-4 6-1 6-2 and the world no.73 Ilya Ivashka 6-1 5-7 6-2 4-6 6-3.
Sinner conquered 1 title in 2022 in Umag.
Sinner won 6 titles in his career: 2 on hard courts, 1 on clay courts and 3 on indoor courts. (See the list of his titles)
Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner played each other 4 times. The head to head is 2-2. The last time they played, Jannik Sinner won 6-7(5) 6-1 6-1 in the final in Umag (Plava Laguna Croatia Open) on the 31st of July 2022.
In the following video you can watch the highlights.