ATP rankings; Sania Mirza moves to 85th, Yuki jumps 111 places

ATP rankings; Sania Mirza moves to 85th, Yuki jumps 111 places


Yuki Bhambri continues to take giant strides  leap-frogging 111 places to 531st position.
The 17-year-old junior Australian Open champion won his third successive International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament at the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association (DLTA) complex earlier this month before his 17-match unbeaten streak was halted in the second of the two back-to-back tournaments last week.
Yuki had won his maiden ITF title in the last week of April and went on to add another within a week. The two ITF titles had catapulted Yuki to 661st position, a jump of 897 places.
Among other Indian players, Prakash Amritraj fell 95 places to 254th while Somdev Devvarman slipped three places to 135.
Tennis star Sania Mirza poses for fiance Sohrab Mirza during a practice session at the L B Stadium in Hyderabad on Monday evening. PTIIn the men doubles' rankings, Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi are static at sixth and eighth places respectively.
Indian tennis' poster girl Sania recently got engaged gets engaged to childhood friend Sohrab Mirza at a plush hotel in Hyderababd, away from the prying eyes of the media.
The glittery ceremony was attended by a few special and close invitees including Indian tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi, south movie star Chiranjeevi among others.
Sania's father Imran had earlier made it clear that Sania would continue playing the game after her engagement and the wedding would take place a couple of years later.
Sania, India's first female player to win a Grand Slam title, is likely to leave for America later this month to participate in the US Open and other competitions.

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