Liverpool’s Ken Skupski has said he is delighted to be in the world’s top 50 doubles players as he looks to continue his form into the grass court season.
Skupski, who is ranked 49 as an individual, and his partner Scotland’s Colin Fleming are currently ranked 37th in the world as a team.
“We’ve worked hard over the past few months to get the ranking up,” Skupski told BBC Radio Merseyside.
“Everything is based on ranking, so we’re going in the right direction.”
He added: “Hopefully, we can move forward. Colin is still not inside the top 50 but we’re working hard to get him there.”
Both players now look forward to their final warm-up competition ahead of Wimbledon and Skupski admits they are both prepared for the big matches this summer.
“We’ve just finished with the Aegon Championships and we’re heading to Eastbourne to play in the Aegon International and that’s the tournament prior to Wimbledon,” he said.
“We feel we have got a good chance next week. I’m not sure whether we’ll be seeded but we will be one of the top ranked teams there.
“Then Wimbledon is just around the corner and we’re very excited. We’ve got great tennis to play and hopefully if we do well, we’ll get a selection for the Davis Cup which is back in Eastbourne the week after Wimbledon.”