Tennis rankings: Yuki Bhambri back in top-100

Tennis star Yuki Bhambri Monday broke back into the top-100 for the first time since February 2016. 

As per the latest rankings, he leapfrogged 22 places to a career-best rank of 83. 

This follows his title-winning performance at the Taipei Challenger. This is the best rank an Indian has achieved in ATP singles chart since Somdev Devvarman touched a career-high 62 in July 2011. 

If the 25-year-old maintains the top-hundred place, it will allow him direct entry into the Grand Slams and the ATP 1000 series Masters event.  

Yuki’s Davis Cup teammate Ramkumar Ramanathan also rose to a career-best 116 as he jumped 17 places. 

In the doubles, Divij Sharan further improved his career-best rank by moving up to 41, a gain of one place. Leander Paes, who became the most successful doubles player in Davis Cup, lost four places to be in 49th position. 

Rohan Bopanna is leading the doubles chart for India at number 19. 

Meanwhile, Ankita Raina too improved on her career-best rank as she jumped three places to 194 while Karman Kaur Thandi dropped a place to 268. 

In the doubles, out of action Sania Mirza was unchanged at number 24.