Karman Kaur Thandi: Karman Kaur Thandi enters WTA top-200, only 6th Indian woman to do so | Tennis News
The 20-year-old Delhi lady, backed by Mahesh Bhupathi, has been in good kind previously few weeks, profitable her maiden ITF singles title in Hong Kong and making the semifinals in two others in China.
In April, the nation’s high singles participant Ankita Raina had damaged into the top-200 and is now ranked 195 (-Four).
Earlier than these two ladies, Sania Mirza, Nirupama Vaidyanathan, Shikha Uberoi and Sunitha Rao had made it to top-200.
Whereas Sania, winner of six Grand Slam titles in doubles, touched a career-high of 27 in singles in 2007, Nirupama’s finest rank was 134 in 1997.
Shikha’s highest rating was 122 and Sunita reached 144. Each these gamers lived within the US and had US passport, though on Tour they represented India.
Rutuja Bhosale was the subsequent finest Indian at quantity 388, a achieve of 11 locations.
Within the males’s singles, Yuki Bhambri was unchanged at 86 whereas Ramkumar Ramanathan climbed 4 locations to a career-best 111.
In doubles, Rohan Bopanna (27), Divij Sharan (38), Leander Paes (80) and Purav Raja (83) had been unchanged. Jeeevan Nedunchezhiyan dropped two rungs to 89 whereas N Siram Balaji (96) and Vishnu Vardhan (98) additionally maintained their top-100 rating.