Rohan Bopanna climbs to 12th in ATP rankings

Mar 04, 2014, 08:13 IST | Agencies

Following his title win at the ATP Dubai 500 event, India's Rohan Bopanna today jumped four places to 12th in the latest doubles ranking chart

New Delhi: India's doubles tennis player Rohan Bopanna leaped four places to 12th in the latest ATP rankings released Monday.

The Indian achieved the feat after clinching the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships title with Pakistani Aisam ul Haq Qureshi.

Leander Paes, who was unchanged at 10th, continues to be India's number one player in doubles while Mahesh Bhupathi slipped further to 47, a loss of six places.

Divij Sharan (64) and Purav Raja (71) are the other Indian players in top-100. Both of them moved one place up.

In the singles, Somdev Devvarman (78) and Yuki Bhambri (146) did not find any change to their respective ranks. There was a huge gulf between the number and three players in the country with the tall Saketh Myneni placed at 297.

In the women's rankings, Sania Mirza was placed just outside the top-10 bracket at 11th.

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