ATP Tour

Career-high for SA tennis young gun

2016-10-31 11:43
Lloyd Harris

Cape Town - South Africa’s Lloyd Harris has reached a career-high world singles tennis ranking.

The new ATP World Tour rankings released on Monday puts Harris at 288th and it’s the first time the 19-year-old has broken into the world’s top 300.

This come off three back to back wins in Egypt over the past three weeks.

Harris' previous best ranking was 303 in May this year.

This week Harris is seeded two in the Digicall Futures 1 being played in Stellenbosch. The Digicall Futures is a series if three consecutive tournaments of which Harris will participate in.

Kevin Anderson, who has closed his season, remains South Africa's highest-ranked player at No 58, though he did drop a further six places from last week.          

SA's men's singles rankings:

58 Kevin Anderson
288 Lloyd Harris
451 Nik Scholtz
524 Tucker Vorster
1,223 Dean O’Brien
1,293 Keith-Patrick Crowley
1,346 Damon Gooch
1,383 Timothy Dollman
1,645 Taine Bernhard
1,754 Ruben Alberts
15 Raven Klaasen
174 Dean O'Brien
213 Ruan Roelofse
296 Tucker Vorster
352 Nik Scholtz
454 Keith-Patrick Crowley
505 Lloyd Harris
906 Damon Gooch
1,268 Rikus De Villiers
1,382 Chris Haggard 

SA's women's singles
387 Chanel Simmonds
1,020 Ilze Hattingh
1,038 Madrie Le Roux
1,213 Eden D’Oliveira
276 Chanel Simmonds
572 Ilze Hattingh
671 Madrie Le Roux
823 Eden D’Oliveira
981 Michelle Sammons

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