Sania slips to 32nd in WTA rankings

Updated: 25 October 2007 06:47 IST

Slipping two places, Indian tennis star Sania Mirza was 32nd in the latest WTA Tour rankings released on Monday.

New Delhi:

Slipping two places, Indian tennis star Sania Mirza was 32nd in the latest WTA Tour rankings released on Monday.

The 20-year-old, who has had to cut short her engagements because of a stomach muscle injury however managed to stay in top-20 in the doubles, ranked 19th.

Sania will not be seen in action till the Hopman Cup, were she has earned a direct entry. The tournament begins Dec 30.

Belgian Justine Henin, who won her ninth WTA title in Zurich last week, continued her rule with Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova way behind in second and Serbia's Jelena Jankovic in the third spot.

Jankovic's compatriot Ana Ivanovic was fourth followed by Russian Maria Sharapova at the fifth position.

In the ATP men's doubles rankings, Leander Paes was positioned at 17th and Mahesh Bhupathi at the 21st place.

Topics : Tennis Sania Mirza
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