Things really tighten up at the top with the top 5 within 3 matches of each other. Gorka Fraile's win at the Genova challenger sends him into a tie for second with Benjamin Becker at 85 matches. Nikolay Davydenko reaches the top 10 with 77 matches on the year.
Roger Federer's win at the US Open reestablishes him at the top. He is in a virtual tie with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.