Nicol Makes it 85 Consecutive Months at the Top

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Nicol at the recently concluded World Games in Cali. (Photo credit: Ronald Fauvel)

Nicol at the recently concluded World Games in Cali. (Photo credit: Ronald Fauvel)


Nicol David
 holds on to the number one position for the 85th consecutive month in the August WSA Rankings published today.

The 29 year old Malaysian, who will turn 30 at the end of the month, stays ahead of British Open Champion Laura Massaro and an unchanged top 20. David is currently in Cali, Colombia for the World Games where is leads a strong field, featuring seven of the top twenty players.

David, Massaro and the rest of the world’s top players will next be seen in next month’s CIMB Malaysian Open taking place between the 10-15 September.

Outside the top 20, Amanda Sobhy moves back up seven places to no.23 after claiming her biggest title at the Buler Challenge Cup. There were career highs for Buler Challenge Cup quarter finalist Tong Tsz-Wing at no.47, Nouran Ahmed Gohar at no.55, Tasmanian Open winner Antonella Falcione at no.76, Malaysian Squash Tour Leg no.7 semi finalist Cyrielle Peltier at no.78, Malaysian Squash Tour Leg no.7 finalist Habiba Mohamed Ahmed Alymohmed at no.84 and Nada Elkalaawy who makes her top 100 debut at no.100.

The next event on the calendar will be the Hamptons Squash Week Tour 10 which begins on the 8th August.

Top 20 (August 1st 2013 including points average):

1 Nicol David MYS 2782.35
2 Laura Massaro ENG 2348.75
3 Raneem El Weleily EGY 1896.88
4 Alison Waters ENG 1413.89
5 Joelle King NZL 1097.89
6 Low Wee Wern MYS 981.842
7 Jenny Duncalf ENG 935.0
8 Madeline Perry IRL 912.136
9 Natalie Grinham NLD 862.353
10 Kasey Brown AUS 770.4
11 Nour El Sherbini EGY 760.938
12 Camille Serme FRA 702.059
13 Omneya Abdel Kawy EGY 671.062
14 Annie Au HKG 589.05
15 Dipika Pallikal IND 530.974
16 Rachael Grinham AUS 497.682
17 Donna Urquhart AUS 442.952
18 Sarah-Jane Perry ENG 434.167
19 Sarah Kippax ENG 378.25
20 Nour El Tayeb EGY 378.031

 

The full ranking list can be seen here: http://wsaworldtour.com/players

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