Bopanna touches career high doubles ranking

November 1st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS  

Rohan Bopanna New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) India’s Rohan Bopanna gained two positions for a career high doubles ranking of 14 in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings released Monday.

Bopanna’s Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, too, climbed two rungs to touch a career high doubles ranking of 17. The two reached the final of St. Petersburg Open and have moved up a place to be ranked sixth as a team.

India’s Mahesh Bhupathi have slipped a place to 15th position in the doubles. He and his Belarusian partner Max Mirnyi are at eighth place as a team and still have a chance to make the cut for the year end’s ATP World Tour finals in London.

Leander Paes, the only Indian to qualify for the London event so far, remains unchanged at fifth position.

In the men’s singles, India’s Somdev Devvarman has slid two places to 96th position.

In the women’s singles, Sania Mirza climbed a place to 165.

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