ATP rankings: Yuki back in 80s, Prajnesh soars to career-best rank of 169

Yuki Bhambri moved to a ranking of 84, while Prajnesh Gunneswaran jumped 14 spots to a career-best ranking of 169.

After a disappointing first round ouster at the French Open, Yuki Bhambri reached the last-eight stage at the Surbiton Challenger.   -  AFP

Yuki Bhambri jumped nine places to reach a ranking of 84, while Prajnesh Gunneswaran leaped to a career-high ranking of 169 in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday.

After a disappointing first round ouster at the French Open, Yuki reached the last-eight stage at the Surbiton Challenger to claim 30 points from the to events.

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Southpaw Prajnesh, who missed out on playing his maiden Grand Slam as a ‘lucky loser’ at Roland Garros, has had a good first half of the season, winning his maiden singles Challenger trophy apart from an ITF Futures title. The 28-year-old has also qualified for his maiden ATP World Tour event in Stuttgart.

Ramkumar Ramanathan lost seven places to be 128 and Sumit Nagal dropped to 234 after losing 14 places. Arjun Kadhe was the next best Indian at number 360.

In the doubles department, Rohan Bopanna was the leader of the pack at number 22 (+2) and was followed by Divij Sharan (43, -2), Leander Paes (59, -3) and Purav Raja (77, -12). Vishnu Vardhan reclaimed his place in the top-100 after gaining two places to get to 99.

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In the WTA rankings, Ankita Raina continued to remain India’s top-ranked player at 203 (+5) and was followed by Karman Kaur Thandi (262, +2), Pranjala Yadlapalli (393, +32) and Rutuja Bhosale (403, -3).