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Sania, Somdev move up in ranking table

sports Updated: Aug 15, 2011 20:14 IST
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Sania Mirza and Somdev Devvarman improved their singles ranking by a few places although their poor run just got extended as they failed to make the main draw of the Cincinnati WTA and ATP events.

Sania gained a place to be 64 while Somdev moved two places up to 63 in the latest rankings, issued on Monday.

Sania's doubles rank of 11 was intact but she and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina dropped a place to three in the WTA Race to year-end championship.

They were replaced by Russian Maria Kirilenko and Belarusian Victoria Azarenka.

In the ATP doubles table, senior pro Mahesh Bhupathi dropped out of top-5 to be in sixth position but Rohan Bopanna re-entered top-10 to be ninth after gaining two positions.

Leander Paes remained unchanged at eighth position.

The pair of Paes and Bhupathi were firm in the sixth slot in the doubles team rankings while Bopanna and Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi moved up to sixth, gain of one place.