Sania jumps 12 places to 75 in tennis rankings

New Delhi, February 24: Sania Mirza leafrogged 12 places to be at 75th position in Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) charts while Somdev Devvarman climbed four rungs to be at 150th in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings on Monday.

Sania has made a stupendous comeback after being sidelined by a wrist injury much of last year, first winning the Australian Open mixed doubles title with compatriot Mahesh Bhupathi and then reaching the Pattaya Open final.

Somdev, who reached the Chennai Open final last month, will be respresenting the country in Davis Cup in Chinese Taipei from March 6.

India’s No.2 Prakash Amritraj, meanwhile, is constant at 198.

In the men’s doubles, Leader Paes remains at seventh position while Mahesh Bhupathi has dropped a place to sixth. Rohan Bopanna has jumped three places to be at 75th position.