By: Reem Sameh
Egypt’s Mohamed ElShorbagy has claimed top spot on the PSA Men’s World Rankings for the fourth time after he overtook compatriot Ali Farag today to return to World No.1.
ElShorbagy relinquished the World No.1 ranking to Farag when he lost to him in the final of last year’s J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions.
Farag drops down to No.2 for the first time since February 2019, while the rest of the top five – Tarek Momen, former World No.1 Karim Abdel Gawad and World Championship runner-up Paul Coll – is unchanged. Marwan ElShorbagy is World No.8 and Mohamed Abouelghar is No.9.
Fares Dessouky dropping down to No.12, while Mazen Hesham rises a place to No.16 and Mostafa Asal rises two places to reach a ranking of No.19.