ATP Tour

SA tennis youngster climbs world rankings

2016-10-17 11:54
Lloyd Harris (Reg Caldecott)

Cape Town - South Africa’s Lloyd Harris has climbed 33 spots on the latest ATP World Tour men’s singles world rankings after back to back wins in Egypt over the past two weeks. 

Harris, aged 19 from Cape Town, won both $10 000 Futures played at the Soho Square tennis club in Sharm el Sheikh using his powerful serve en route to victory in both tournaments.

Harris standing at 6'4" served a total of 57 aces in last week's event. Harris, who was seeded two and one respectively in the two tournaments, lost only one set in the total of 10 matches played.

This week Harris is ranked 343rd, making him the second highest ranked South African singles player on the world rankings after Kevin Anderson who is ranked 48th.

Harris reached a career singles high of 310th in March this year.

Read more on:    atp  |  lloyd harris  |  tennis
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Sport Talk

Vote

Which is your favourite Grand Slam of the year?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.