Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Sania retains 70th place, Shikha improves ranking

UNI New Delhi : Tennis ace Sania Mirza retained her 70th place while US-based Shikha Uberoi went three rungs up to finish 131st in the latest WTA singles rankings.

Sania maintains her career-best 70th place with 517.25 points, according to information received here today.

The Boca Raton-based Shikha, who made her debut for India in the Fed Cup earlier this year, has gone three places up to finish 131st with 278.50 points.

Shikha’s Fed Cup team-mate and veteran Rushmi Chakravarthi, however, slipped six places to finish 366th.

The next Indian in the ladder is Sanaa Bhambri who moved eight steps up at 468 while her sister and Indian Fed Cup team member Ankita finished 478th, four places up from her previous ranking.

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