Egypt’s Nour El Sherbini has topped the PSA Women’s World Rankings for a 29th consecutive month as she heads up an unchanged top 20 in September’s Women’s World Rankings, released today (September 1).
The 22-year-old is the fifth longest reigning World No.1 of all time in the women’s game and she is followed in the rankings by World Champion Raneem El Welily, World No.3 Nour El Tayeb, France’s World No.4 Camille Serme and New Zealand’s Joelle King, who completes the top five.
Egypt’s Nouran Gohar stays at No.6, while England’s Laura Massaro (No.7), her compatriot Sarah-Jane Perry (No.8), Malaysia’s Nicol David (No.9) and Alison Waters finish the top 10.
Hong Kong’s Annie Au comes next at No.11, followed by Tesni Evans (No.12), Victoria Lust (No.13), Olivia Blatchford (No.14) and Salma Hany (No.15).
Meanwhile, India’s Joshna Chinappa (No.16), Australia’s Donna Lobban (No.17), United States’ Amanda Sobhy (No.18), India’s Dipika Pallikal Karthik (No.19) and Egypt’s Hania El Hammamy take the final spots in the top 20.
There was movement lower down the rankings, however, with Japan’s Risa Sugimoto rising 38 places from No.204 to No.166. Iran’s Soheila Heidarzadi and Semiramis Orduo and Australia’s Stephanie Wighton also enjoyed significant rises, moving up to No.231, No.238 and No.172, respectively.
PSA Women’s World Rankings Top 10 – September 2018