Career-best singles rankings for Jeevan and Ramkumar

PTI| Last Updated: Aug 25, 2014, 19:06 PM IST

New Delhi: India`s Davis Cup reserves Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Ramkumar Ramanathan today achieved their career-best ranks by moving up a few places in the ATP singles ranking ladder on Monday.

Left-handed Jeevan, who reached the semifinals of the ITF event in Gabon, gained two places to be 293 while Ramkumar broke into top-300 for the first time in his career as he rose three places to 298.

Somdev Devvarman (143) and Yuki Bhambri (151)`s position remain unchanged. In the doubles, Leander Paes continues to be India`s top-ranked player at number 12, a loss of one position. He was followed by Rohan Bopanna (29), whose position remained static and left-hander Divij Sharan (112), who slipped a spot in new list.

In the women`s rankings, Sania Mirza maintained her top-five rank as she was unchanged at number 5.

In the singles, Ankita Raina is the only Indian in the top-300 but she lost 11 places to slide to 292. She was followed by Prarthana Thombare (335), Natasha Palha (501) and Rishika Sunkara (546).