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Russia's newest top-ranked player

Updated: December 2, 2011, 3:45 PM ET
By Ravi Ubha | ESPN.com

Alex Bogomolov Jr.'s fine season concluded in the middle of November, but he received more good news Thursday: His switch from the U.S. to Russia in the tennis world became official.

The Davis Cup committee ruled that Bogomolov Jr., a longtime U.S. resident, can represent the country of his birth against Austria in February, so he won't have to wait longer before making the change. His dad, a prominent coach who worked with the likes of Grand Slam winner Yevgeny Kafelnikov and ...

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