Bopanna is now number 3 in world rankings
New Delhi: Touching a new high, Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna on Monday became world number three player in the world with a jump of two places in the latest ATP ranking chart.
Bopanna is behind world`s most formidable players, American twins Mike and Bob Bryan.
Bopanna moved up as Spaniards Marc Lopez (4) and Marcel Granollers (5) lost a place each.
After his Wimbledon semifinal appearance, Bopanna had become country`s highest ranked player at number five.
This week Mahesh Bhupathi lost a place to be number seven while Leander Paes is static at nine.
Divij Sharan also achieved a career-best rank of 66 with a jump of 18 places, courtesy his title win at Claro Open with Purav Raja.
Raja entered top-100 as he is placed 86 with a gain 29 places.
In the singles, Somdev Devvarman continued to be highest ranked player at 128, followed by Saketh Myneni (263).
In the women`s doubles, Sania Mirza moved up to 17th from 19th.