Tennis: Prajnesh Gunneswaran rises to career-high ranking of 80

first_img Press Trust of India New DelhiApril 15, 2019UPDATED: April 15, 2019 10:51 IST Prajnesh Gunneswaran (@ATP_Tour Photo)Continuing his good run, India’s Prajnesh Gunneswaran achieved a career-high ranking of 80 in the latest ATP rankings released Monday.The 29-year-old from Chennai, who broke into the top 100 in February this year, improved two places to become the sixth highest in terms of singles ranking in the history of Indian tennis.Prajnesh had reached the third round of Indian Wells 2019 in his maiden appearance at an ATP Masters event. It was also his first apperance in the third round of an ATP 1000 Tournament.He had also entered the main draw of Miami Open to rise to 81 last month.Another Indian Ramkumar Ramanathan dropped 16 spots to slip out of the top 150. He is now at the 157th position.Also Read | Country needs to do lot more for women empowerment in sports, says Sania MirzaFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow Prajnesh GunneswaranFollow ATP rankings Next Tennis: Prajnesh Gunneswaran rises to career-high ranking of 80Prajnesh Gunneswaran has been in good form in 2019 having reached the main rounds of Masters 1000 tournaments in Indian Wells and Miami. advertisementlast_img read more