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World's Top Twenty Men & Women
 
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October 2014

October 2014

Report

Report

Elshorbagy Rises To World No.2

Wee Wern Bursts Into Historic World Top Five

FULL PSA RANKINGS  

Rank Prev

Player

Pts Ctry

1

1 Gregory Gaultier 1549

FRA

2

  ↑1

Mohamed Elshorbagy

1378

EGY

3

 ↓1

Nick Matthew

1368

ENG

4

 = 

Ramy Ashour

821

EGY

5

 = 

Amr Shabana

758

EGY

6

↑1

James Willstrop

715

ENG

7

↓1

Borja Golan

637

ESP

8

 = 

Peter Barker

513

ENG

9

↑3

Tarek Momen

474

EGY

10

 =

Daryl Selby

468

ENG

11

↓2

Karim Darwish

463

EGY

14

↑3

Omar Mosaad  

409

EGY

12

↓1

Simon Rösner 

447

GER

17

 ↑2

Marwan Elshorbagy 

358

EGY

13

↓1

Miguel Angel Rodriguez 

426

COL

15

↓1

Laurens Jan Anjema

340

NED

16

↓1

Saurav Ghosal 

294

IND

18

 =

Karim Abdel Gawad  

292

EGY

19

 =

Mathieu Castagnet 

283

FRA

20 = Max Lee 270 HKG
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FULL WSA RANKINGS

Rank  +/-

Player

Pts Ctry

1

-

Nicol David

3,486

MAS

2

[2]

Laura Massaro

2,287

ENG

3

[3]

Raneem El Welily

1,878

EGY

4

[4]

Joelle King

1,153

NZL

5

[7]

Low Wee Wern

1,133

MAS

6

[5]

Camille Serme

1,116

FRA

7

[6]

Alison Waters

1,024

ENG

8

[8]

Nour El Tayeb

991

EGY

9

[9]

Nour El Sherbini

906

EGY

10

[11]

Annie Au

818

HKG

11

[10]

Amanda Sobhy

806

USA

12

[12]

Dipika Pallikal

775

IND

13

[13]

Madeline Perry

707

IRL

14

[14]

Omneya Abdel Kawy

646

EGY

15

[15]

Rachael Grinham

618

AUS

16

[16]

Jenny Duncalf

577

ENG

17

[17]

Sarah-Jane Perry

514

ENG

18

[19]

Sarah Kippax

511

ENG

19

[18]

Kasey Brown

495

AUS

20

[20]

Emma Beddoes

478

ENG

FULL WSA RANKINGS
Men

Top 20 Unchanged In August Rankings

The top 20 of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Rankings remain unchanged in August, as Frenchman Gregory Gaultier maintains his grasp on the World No.1 ranking for the fifth consecutive month.
 
Gaultier succeeded England's Commonwealth Games Gold medal winner Nick Matthew to the No.1 ranking in April, and Matthew continues to occupy the World No.2 berth behind the man who beat him to the Allam British Open title in May.
 
Commonwealth Games silver medalist James Willstrop occupies the World No.6 ranking, also for a fifth consecutive month, with Egyptian trio Mohamed Elshorbagy, Ramy Ashour and Amr Shabana separating the two men who contested the Commonwealth Games Final on Monday July 28.
 
Peter Barker, who claimed bronze at the Games to complete a clean-sweep for England, continues to hold the World No.8 position while Daryl Selby, who is partnering Willstrop in the doubles competition in Glasgow, is World No.10 for the ninth consecutive month.
 
Elsewhere in the world rankings, Egyptian Ali Farag, who claimed a remarkable victory during the CCI PSA Championship in Mumbai in July by beating four seeds on his way to victory including tournament favourite and World No.16 Saurav Ghosal, moves up 104 places to break into the top 100 for the first time since 2011 and occupy the World No.88 position.
 
Frenchman Auguste Dussourd is the highest riser in the August rankings climbing 106 places to a career-high World No.243.

Women

Nicol David Celebrates World Ranking Century

Just days after becoming the first woman squash player to win two successive Commonwealth Games gold medals, Malaysia's Nicol David marks another major milestone in the August Women's World Squash Rankings by celebrating her 100th month as world No1 in the list published today by the Women's Squash Association (WSA).

The now 30-year-old from Penang first topped the list in January 2006, but slipped to No2 for four months from April before bouncing back in August to begin an unprecedented unbroken run until today.

David's achievements in squash are unparalleled: After becoming the first player ever to win two world junior titles, she went on to claim a record seven World Championship titles amongst a haul of 74 WSA World Tour titles from 93 final appearances.

David pays tribute to her long-time coach Liz Irving for the success she has achieved: "Liz completely revolutionised my squash. She had belief in my ability and constantly adds to my game.

"But she's more than a coach," says David of the one-time world No2 from Australia. "She's my mentor in every way. She's been there before."

David also acknowledges the invaluable help she has had from coachesSarah Fitz-Gerald and Vicki Cardwell; Sports psychologist Frank Cabooter; physio Ronald Fauvel; and her parents.

"The whole team is really vital to me - I couldn't be where I am without them all," concluded David.

In a relatively unchanged world top 20, England's 2014 Commonwealth Games silver medallist Laura Massaro remains at No2, with Egypt'sRaneem El Welily in third place and Glasgow 2014 bronze medallistJoelle King, of New Zealander, at No4.