WTA rankings: Sania steady at 40
Despite opting to take rest in the week following Wimbledon, tennis sensation maintained her ranking. Lot'ta Attitudeindia Updated: Jul 17, 2006 13:48 IST
Sania Mirza remained steady at 40th place in the lastest WTA rankings despite opting to take rest in the week following Wimbledon Grand Slam.
Besides, the Indian, who has 501.50 points in her kitty, all the top 50 players maintained their positions on the chart released.
Sania will be seen in action among some top players in USD 175,000 Cincinnati Open WTA tour event at Ohia, USA beginning.
Sania will play a lucky loser in her singles opener, it was emerged after the draws were updated.
US-based Indian Shikha Uberoi slipped five places to 168 with 162 points to her credit. Delhi-girl Ankita Bhambri was the third highest ranked Indian at 347th with 55.25 points.
Sania also hung on to her 33rd place in the doubles while Shikha is placed 143rd.
All top Indian men including, Rohan Bopanna, Karan Rastogi and Prakash Amritraj recorded downslide with Bopanna going down 13 places to 293rd while Rastogi and Amritraj falling five places each to 339 and 344.
In the doubles, both Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi maintained their 14th and 24th ranks respectively.
Bopanna followed at 163rd after losing three places while Amritraj lost five places to be 221st.