Shahar Pe'er improves to 21 in world tennis rankings

August 2, 2011 15:34

Shahar Pe'er is elated after reaching the final in the World Tennis Association tournament in Washington, D.C. and says she feels like her career is really taking off, Army Radio reported.

"It was great to come back and play in the tournament final and beat such talented players."

Pe'er finished second in the late July tournament, losing in the final to Nadia Petrova. To reach the final, however, Pe'er came back to beat several highly ranked players and improved her international ranking from 27 to 21 in the world, according to the report.

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