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Sania moves up to 39 in WTA rankings

In the doubles too, she has gained one spot to reach No. 38. The upward journey

india Updated: May 06, 2006 19:05 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India

Despite taking time off the circuit to attend to her various injuries, Sania Mirza has climbed one place to number 39 in the latest WTA Tour rankings.

The Hyderabadi girl, who represented India in the recent Federation Cup zonal qualifiers in Korea, is taking a three-week break to give her body a much needed rest.

She has compiled 516.75 points and despite not taking the court, moved up at the expense of American Jill Craybas who lost one spot to number 40.

There was good news for Sania on the doubles front too as she gained one place to reach number 38.

Shikha Uberoi gained one spot in the singles ranking to get to 182nd while Ankita Bhambri and Isha Lakhani were placed 332nd and 366th respectively.

Shikha is ranked 159th in doubles with Ankita is at 347th.

Frenchwoman Amelie Mauresmo leads the rankings ahead of Belgian Kim Clistjers and Maria Sharapova of Russia.

Nadia Petrova gained a spot to number four displacing Justine Henin-Hardenne.

First Published: May 01, 2006 16:47 IST