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El Sherbini stays at World No.1 for 16th successive month


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Egypt’s has retained her position at the top of the PSA Women’s World Rankings, while compatriot Karim Abdel-Gawad has maintained his second place in the men’s ranking.

Two-time World Champion El Sherbini, 21, maintained her No.1 position for the 16th month in a row, sitting ahead of compatriot Raneem El Welily. Egypt’s World Junior Champion Nouran Gohar remain in fifth place, while Egypt’s former World No.5 Nour El Tayeb now sit at No.11.

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Meanwhile, the latest Men’s World Rankings, which was topped with Frenchman Gregory Gaultier for a third successive month, has featured seven Pharaohs in the top 10, with Abdel-Gawad and Mohamed El Shorbagy, sitting second and third respectively. Fifth-placed Ali Farag also maintained his position in the August rankings.

Other Pharaohs who finished outside the top five were seventh-placed Marwan El Shorbagy, followed by Ramy Ashour, Tarek Momen and Fares Dessouky.

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