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Zeina Mickawy breaks into PSA world top 20

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Nine months at the top for Raneem El Welily
By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent

Egypt’s Zeina Mickawy has broken into the top 20 of the PSA Women’s World Rankings for the first time in her career.

The 20-year-old from Alexandria leaps ahead of England’s Millie Tomlinson and Emily Whitlock to break the top 20.

Egypt’s Raneem El Welily tops the world rankings for a ninth consecutive month ahead of Nour El Sherbini (No.2), Camille Serme (No.3), Nouran Gohar (No.4) and Nour El Tayeb (No.5).

An unchanged top 10 is completed by New Zealand’s Joelle King (No.6), England’s Sarah-Jane Perry (No.7), America’s Amanda Sobhy (No.8), Wales’ Tesni Evans (No.9) and Hong Kong’s Annie Au.

Alison Waters stays at No.11, ahead of Victoria Lust (No.12), Joshna Chinappa (No.13), Salma Hany (No.14) and Hania El Hammamy (No.15).

Yathreb Adel (No.16), Joey Chan (No.17), Nele Gilis No.18), and Olivia Blatchford Clyne (No.19) make up the rest of the top 20.

The biggest movers are Egyptian pair Kenzy Ayman and Nadeen Kotb, who rise 67 places to No.156 and No.204, respectively.

PSA Women’s World Rankings Top 20 – August 2019 .

 

Report by SEAN REUTHE (PSA). Edited by Alan Thatcher.

Picture and graphic courtesy of PSA

 

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