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Aruna Drops To 14th In ITTF Rating


Although nonetheless Africa’s primary, Quadri Aruna has dropped to the 14th spot within the newest ITTF rating launched by the world desk tennis ruling physique.

However Nigeria’s best-ranked feminine participant on the planet, Edem Offiong gained helpful factors for her participation within the simply concluded WTT Singapore Smash to rise to 98 from 99th spot.

For ending within the spherical of 32 of the Males’s Singles after a closed 3-1 loss to Olympic and World Champion Ma Lengthy of China, Aruna amassed some rating factors however this didn’t forestall him from being displaced by Slovenia’s Darko Jorgic, China’s Wang Chuqin, and Germany’s Patrick Franziska.

Ranked eleventh earlier than the newest ranking, the Nigerian nonetheless maintained his standing as finest rated African on the planet whereas Egypt’s Omar Assar additionally dropped to 26 from 27 within the rating.

Egypt’s Dina Meshref additionally held on to the highest standing in Africa regardless of dropping to 38 from 37 on the planet rating.

With the conclusion of the season opener, Singapore Smash 2022 on the weekend, China’s Fan Zhendong tightened his clutch on the world quantity No.1 spot whereas his compatriot Chen Meng reclaimed the highest berth from Solar Yingsha following her victory within the girls’s singles on the inaugural occasion

In the meantime, European gamers equivalent to Slovenia’s Jorgic and Austria’s Sofia Polcanova document their career-best rating after the massive present in Singapore.

The in-form Zhendong headed into the Singapore Smash with the lads’s singles crowns from the World Desk Tennis Championships and WTT Cup Finals Singapore 2021 and continued his successful methods clinching the title for the lads’s doubles occasion at Singapore Smash with teammate Wang Chuqin.

The 25-year-old was spectacular together with his struggle again within the tightly-contested males’s singles remaining. His success in Singapore sees his lead within the rating stretch to 3794 factors forward of compatriot and acquainted rival, Ma Lengthy.


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