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Belgium’s Tinne Gilis break into women’s top 20

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Tine Gilis has climbed into the world top 20

Raneem reigns for 15th consecutive month
By ELLIE MAWSON – Squash Mad Correspondent

Belgium’s Tinne Gilis has achieved a career-high World Ranking of No.19 after breaking into the top 20 for the first time in her career following the release of the PSA Women’s World Rankings for March today (March 1).

The 21-year-old from Mol rises two places to leapfrog Egypt’s Nadine Shahin and former World Junior champion Rowan Elaraby to break into the top 20.

Tinne is now just one place behind her sister Nele, who remains at No.18.

Egypt’s Raneem El Welily (pictured) stays at the top of the World Rankings for the 15th consecutive month, with compatriot Nouran Gohar at No.2 and France’s Tournament of Champions winner Camille Serme at No.3.

World Champion Nour El Sherbini remains at No.4, with Nour El Tayeb (No.5), Joelle King (No.6), Sarah-Jane Perry (No.7), Amanda Sobhy (No.8), Tesni Evans (No.9) and Hania El Hammamy (No.10) completing an unchanged top ten.

Hong Kong’s Annie Au (No.11), India’s Joshna Chinappa (No.12), Egypt’s Salma Hany (No.14) and England’s Alison Waters (No.14) retain their places as Egypt’s Yathreb Adel and USA’s Olivia Blatchford Clyne both rise a place to No.15 and No.16, respectively, while Victoria Lust drops two places to No.17.

The biggest mover on the Women’s Tour is Austria’s Jacqueline Peychär, who rises 52 places to No.183 in the world.

Egypt’s Haya Ali is also another big mover, rising 51 places following her runner-up finish at the CIB Egyptian Tour 4, which sees her move to No.143.

PSA Women’s World Rankings Top 20 – March 2020.


Pictures courtesy of  PSA


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