MANILA, Philippines --- Fil-American netter Treat Huey barged into the Top 40 of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) doubles rankings for the first time after two impressive finishes.
Huey jumped from No. 44 last week to No. 39 this week - his highest ranking so far in his flourishing career.
The 25-year-old Virginia, United States native credited his third-round finish with British partner Dominic Inglot at the French Open two weeks ago for his new ranking. They lost to the to Aisam Ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan and Jean-Julien Roger of the Netherlands in their bid to reach the quarters.
Prior to the French Open, Huey and Inglot ruled the Nottingham Challenger in Great Britain last week, where they prevailed over Jonathan Marray of Great Britain and Frederik Nielsen of Denmark, 6-4 6-7 (9), 10-8.
It was Huey and Inglot's first title this year after two runner-up finishes.
Huey is scheduled to compete in several high-ranked ATP tournaments before joining the Philippine Davis Cup squad in its final ties against Indonesia in the Asia Oceania Zone Group II on Sept. 14 to 16.