Sania slips in WTA ranking

Updated: 25 February 2007 10:40 IST

Sania Mirza slipped three ladders down to 38th in the WTA ranking, which was announced today.

Sania slips in WTA ranking

New Delhi:

Sania Mirza slipped three ladders down to 38th in the WTA ranking, which was announced today.She was out of action since playing in the Fed Cup in Seoul.Sania will be back on the circuit this week to shape up for the French Open Grand Slam tennis beginning on May 29. She will begin as fifth seed in the $200,000 Tier III WTA Tour event at Istanbul, Turkey.The Hyderabadi will play local hope Ipek Senoglu, a wild card entrant in the first round. Others in top 500Shikha Uberoi maintained her 179th position while Delhi's Bhambri sisters - Ankita and Sanaa - had steep fall sliding to 343rd and 475th respectively from their previous 332 and 451 ranks. Isha Lakhani moved two places up to 365 and Rushmi Chakravarthi advanced six places to 440. Among the men, Leander Paes moved one place up to 13th while Mahesh Bhupathi went down from 28th to 29th in the doubles rankings. (PTI)



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