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Rohan Bopanna is now No 3 in World rankings

July 22, 2013 17:09 IST

Touching a new high, Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna on Monday became World No 3 player in the world with a jump of two places in the latest ATP ranking chart.

Bopanna is behind world's most formidable players, American twins Mike and Bob Bryan.

Bopanna moved up as Spaniards Marc Lopez (4) and Marcel Granollers (5) lost a place each.

Rohan Bopanna is now No 3 in World rankingsAfter his Wimbledon semifinal appearance, Bopanna had become country's highest ranked player at No 5.

This week Mahesh Bhupathi lost a place to be number seven while Leander Paes is static at nine.

Divij Sharan also achieved a career-best rank of 66 with a jump of 18 places, courtesy his title win at Claro Open with Purav Raja.

Raja entered top-100 as he is placed 86 with a gain 29 places.

In the singles, Somdev Devvarman continued to be highest ranked player at 128, followed by  Saketh Myneni (263).

In the women's doubles, Sania Mirza moved up to 17th from 19th.

Image: Rohan Bopanna

Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

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