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Rankings: Yuki up to 204 in singles; Paes in 9th spot in doubles

November 04, 2013 16:24 IST

Following his title win at the Traralgon Challenger event, Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri leapfrogged 73 places to 204 in the singles rankings on Monday even as Rohan Bopanna dropped out of the top-10 in the doubles chart.

Leander PaesYuki beat Bradley Klahn in the final on Monday to earn 80 points.

Somdev Devvarman remains India's No 1 ranked player as he gained two places to 89 after making quarter-finals of the Charlottesville event in the US.

Saketh Myneni, who also made the last-eight in Charlottesville, was the next best at 289 with a jump of 24 places.

Meanwhile, in the doubles chart, Leander Paes, the only Indian to have qualified for the year-end finals in London, was the lone player from the country in the top-10 at number nine with a gain of one position.

Bopanna, who lost in the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters with French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin, suffered a loss of seven places to drop to 12.

Veteran Mahesh Bhupathi slid 22 places to 35.

Divij Sharan lost a position to 71 while his partner Purav Raja dropped to 85 after losing three slots.

Image: Leander Paes

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