Elshorbagy Rises To Career High In Squash Rankings
After claiming his fourth career title by winning the VII
Torneo Internacional PSA Sporta in Guatemala lat month, Egyptian Marwan
Elshorbagy has climbed to a career-high No.17 in the July PSA World Tour
The 20-year-old moves up three places from 20th to
overtake Australian Cameron Pilley, Frenchman Mathieu Castagnet and
fellow Egyptian Karim Abdel Gawad in the process.
Elshorbagy, from Alexandria, is the only player inside
the PSA Top 20 to move up the rankings in July while elsewhere South
African Christo Potgieter rises a remarkable 98 places, climbing from
275 to his highest ever ranking of 177 just two weeks after winning his
first ever PSA World Tour title at the Maggie Beer South Australian
Malaysia's Squash QueenNicol
Davidis within touching
distance of her 100th month at the top of theWomen's
World Squash Rankingsafter
establishing her 96th month in a row - and her 99th of all-time - in the
July list published today by theWomen's
Squash Association (WSA).
The 30-year-old from Penang, who first reached No1 in
January 2006, maintains a healthy lead of more than 1,000 points ahead
of England'sLaura Massaro, the reigning World Champion who is
celebrating her 16th successive month as the world No2.
El Welilyis in third
place while New ZealanderJoelle
Kingis at No4.
The highest ranking to change in the new list is No40 -
the new incumbent being Egypt'sHabiba
Mohamed Ahmed Alymohmed, the 15-year-old from Alexandria who in
November became the youngest everWSA World Tourtitle
winner (at 14 years and 5 months) and last month won her third
successive Tour final at the inauguralPaderborn