Singaporean Feng Tianwei, finalist in women’s singles at WTT Star Contender Doha, dropped from 10e at ninth position in the latest ITTF Table Tennis World Ranking which has seen minimal changes due to the lack of tournaments from the WTT Middle East Hub.
Feng, who made her debut final earlier this month in Doha after nearly four years, has climbed one place with 6,772 points while Japan’s Kasumi Ishikawa now sits in Singapore’s previous 10.e position.
Korea Republic’s Suh Hyowon and Germany’s Petrissa Solja swapped places respectively, with Solja rising from one place to 20e as Suh advanced one place to 19e with 4,989 points.
China’s Chen Meng continues to lead the women’s singles standings with 11,850 points while Japan’s Mima Ito, who won back-to-back titles at the WTT Contender Series events in Doha, is in second place with 10,498 points. .
In the men’s singles ranking, Frenchman Emmanuel Lebesson, who qualified in the round of 16 at WTT Contender Doha where he was eliminated by eventual champion Dimitrij Ovtcharov, entered the top 40 to take the 40th.e location.
China’s Fan Zhendong leads the men’s singles standings with 11,904 points, continuing his reign as world number one with compatriots Xu Xin and Ma Long in second and third respectively.