Sania, Somdev slide in singles rankings

Updated: 20 February 2012 19:11 IST

The one-week absence from the Tour cost Sania Mirza 16 places as she dropped out of top-100 to find herself at the 113th spot in the singles ranking list.

Sania, Somdev slide in singles rankings
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New Delhi:

The one-week absence from the Tour cost Sania Mirza 16 places as she dropped out of top-100 to find herself at the 113th spot in the singles ranking list.

Sania had played in the doubles event of the Doha tournament last week but did not compete in the singles.

However, she maintained her seventh rank in the doubles list. She had lost in the first round of the Doha event with Russian partner Elena Vesnina.

In the ATP list, out of action Somdev dropped to 122, a loss of two places. But a resurgent Yuki Bhambri rose to a career-best 289 after gaining a jump of eight places.

In the doubles list, Leander Paes continues to be India's top-ranked player at number seven, followed by Rohan Bopanna (11) and Mahesh Bhupathi (15).

The top-10 player will make a direct entry into the Olympics and will have the liberty to choose the partner for the doubles competition.

Topics : Tennis Leander Paes Caroline Wozniacki Somdev Devvarman Sania Mirza Marion Bartoli
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