Italian Open is the last big tournament before French Open. The rankings post Italian Open will help to decide the seedings for Roland Garros, 2014. As the draw of Roland Garros is on 23rd May, 2014 (Friday), the seedings of Roland Garros will be based on the ATP Rankings post Italian Open, 2014.
This is how the ATP rankings of Top-20 looked like, just before the start of Italian Open, 2014 -----
The following questions are most relevant from an ATP ranking point of view ::
(i) Will there be a change in the rankings of Top-4 after Italian Open 2014?
(ii) Can Roger Federer get back in to Top-3 after Italian Open or will Stan Wawrinka still be the #3 ranked player after Italian Open, 2014?
(iii) Will Rafael Nadal retain his #1 ranking post Italian Open or can, Djokovic regain #1 ranking after 33 weeks? How much the points difference will be between Rafael Nadal & Novak Djokovic after Italian Open 2014?
(iv) What will be the ATP points of Top 8 be in the ATP Ranking points to be declared on 9th May, 2014 (after Italian Open 2014)?
(v) Will Roger Federer stay in the Top-4 after Italian Open, 2014 & get a Top-4 seeding at French Open, 2014?
For getting the answers to all these questions about ranking scenarios and possibilities during & immediately after Italian Open 2014 and the ranking scenarios for all other players including Andy Murray, David Ferrer, Tomas Berdych, Del potro, John Isner, Tsonga, Gasquet, Raonic, Dimitrov, Nishikori, Fognini please scroll down to the following posts or click here.