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Bopanna leaps to 19 in ATP doubles rankings

September 13, 2010 17:37 IST

Rohan Bopanna achieved his career-best rank of 19 in the doubles ATP chart following his stupendous run at the US Open, where he was the runners-up along with doubles partner Pakistan's Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi.

Following his stunning show, Bopanna jumped 14 positions in the doubles chart and his team with Aisam is now ranked six in the world.

rohan bopannaBopanna and Aisam lost to American world number one pair Mike and Bob Bryan.

Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi's rankings suffered after a no show at the last Grand Slam of the year.

Paes slipped to eighth from sixth position and Bhupathi moved out of top-10 to be at 13, a loss of five spots.

In the singles, Somdev's first round loss at US Open reflected in his ranking as he again moved out of top-100 and now stands at 113, a loss of 15 positions.

Meanwhile, Sania Mirza also improved her WTA ranking by one place to stay at 159 in the list.

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