The former world number one has struck his floor in the rankings considering that turning professional in 2005
Andy Murray is now the British guys’ number 23 after his continuing injury issues indicated he plunged to 839 in the current world rankings.
The former world top fell 690 places in Monday’s list after his withdrawal from Wimbledon. Murray, 31, has struggled to recover from hip surgical treatment in January and has just played three matches because reaching the quarter-finals at the All England Club in 2017.
British players ranked above Andy Murray:
Kyle Edmund (16 ), Cameron Norrie (77 ), Liam Broady (177 ), Jay Clarke (225 ), Dan Evans (323 ), James Ward (333 ), Alexander Ward (338 ), Edward Corrie (446 ), Tom Farquharson (479 ), Brydan Klein (498 ), Lloyd Glasspool (538 ), Jonathan Gray (589 ), Billy Harris (679 ), Ryan James Storrie (698 ), Luke Bambridge (706 ), Oliver Golding (728 ), Evan Hoyt (745 ), Neil Pauffley (746 ), Ryan Peniston (769 ), Finn Bass (787 ), Richard Gabb (811) and Luke Johnson (825 ).
His existing position suggests he is ranked together with several part-time players and members of the second-tier Challenger Tour.
Murray intends to return at the Citi Open in Washington at the end of July as he tries to play himself into form for the US Open.
As Murray struggles, British No 1 Kyle Edmund continues to make progress worldwide’s top 20. Fortunes are different for current British men’s primary Kyle Edmund, who is up to a career-high 16th.
Novak Djokovic’s 4th Wimbledon crown saw him rise to 10th in the world.