Yuki Bhambri moves up in ATP rankings

Yuki Bhambri moves up in ATP rankings
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Yuki Bhambri of India hits a return to Andy Murray of Britain during their men's singles first round match at the Australian Open 2015 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 19, 2015. Bhambri lost the match to Murray. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha (AUSTRALIA - Tags: SPORT TENNIS) - RTR4LXWY

New Delhi [India]: Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri climbed up 11 spots to stand just a place outside the top 100 in the ATP men’s singles rankings updated on Monday.

Bhambri’s improvement in the ranking comes after his runner-up finish at the Chennai Open Challenger tournament.

The 25-year-old’s career best ranking so far is 88, which he attained in November 2015.

Another Indian player Ramkumar Ramanathan jumped up one spot to sit at number 140.

In doubles, Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan were unchanged at 20 and 42 respectively while Leander Paes dropped at 49.

He was followed by his doubles partner Purav Raja at number 57.

In WTA rankings, India’s number one in women’s, Ankita Raina lost two places to occupy number 255.

Meanwhile, Karman Kaur Thandi moved down three places to 281.

In women’s doubles, Indian star player Sania Mirza was unchanged at 14th spot. (ANI)