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Dipika Pallikal ranked 10th in Women Squash Association rankings

May 6, 2014 11:42 IST

Dipika Pallikal was ranked No 10 in Women’s Squash Association (WSA) rankings released on 1 May 2014. She entered the top 10 ranks after winning the Texas Open 2014. Her previous rank was 12.  

Dipika won Texas Open 2014 against Rachel Grinham of Australia and it is her seventh Women's Squash Association title. Pallikal is the highest ranked Indian in squash history to reach no 10 in the world.

Malaysian Nicol David was ranked No 1 for 94th successive month. Another Indian squasher, Joshana Chinappa remained in the 21st position though she won the Richmond Open 2014.First time she was ranked 10 in world ranking in 2012.

Top 10 rankings of the list

Rank

Name of the player

Country

1

Nicol David

Malaysia

2

Laura Massaro

England

3

Raneem El Welily

Egypt

4

Joelle King

New Zealand

5

Camille Serme

France

6

Alison Waters

England

7

Nour El Sherbini

Egypt

8

Low Wee Wern

Malaysia

9

Madeline Perry

Ireland

10

Dipika Pallikal

India

About Women Squash Association

The International Squash Rackets Federation (ISRF) was formed in 1967 and its name was changed to World Squash Association (WSF) in 1992. The purpose to establish the WSF was to promote and co- ordinate the sport.

The WSF has 142 Members, all of whom are National Associations of squash, recognised by their National Olympic Committee (NOC) or Ministry of Sport as the sole and undisputed governing body for the sport in the country.

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Who: Dipika Pallikal

What: ranked 10 in WSA ranking

When: 1 May 2014

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