Yuki Bhambri becomes India’s number one singles player

Yuki Bhambri has become India’s number one singles player after leaping to number 158  in the latest world rankings. He is ahead of India’s Somdev Devvarman (172) and Saketh Myneni (196). Yuki gained 22 places after finishing runner-up at the Samarkand Challenger. Yuki Bhambri was ranked 414 in February. He won bronze medal in Incheon Asian Games singles and also doubles. Yuki was the former junior number one and also he was the first Indian to win the junior Australian Open title. Bhambri qualified for the 2015 Australian Open, but lost to Great Britain’s Andy Murray in the 1st round.

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