Sumit Nagal rises to career-best 159 in ATP rankings, Prajnesh at 82

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Sumit Nagal climbed up 16 places after his first-round US Open exit encounter with the Swiss Maestro Roger Federer. Photo: Twitter

After making his debut in US Open where he took a set off 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer, Sumit Nagal is continuing his good run as he jumped 15 places to achieve a career-high ranking of 159 in the latest ATP rankings released in New Delhi on Monday (September 16).

The 22-year-old ended as runners up in the Banja Luka ATP Challenger following his first-round appearance at the US Open last month.

He climbed up 16 places after his first-round US Open exit encounter with the Swiss Maestro.

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Meanwhile, Prajnesh Gunneswaran continued his run in the top-100. He rose three places to be world no. 82.

Ramkumar Ramanathan slipped three spots to be 179th, rounding up the top-three Indians in the men’s singles.

In doubles, Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan maintained their 43rd and 49th position, while Leander Paes moved one spot to be placed 78.

In the WTA rankings, Ankita Raina continues to be India’s top-ranked player at 191 and is followed by Pranjala Yadlapalli, who is placed at 338.

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