G Sathiyan is India’s highest-ranked player in latest ITTF rankings
G Sathiyan has become India’s highest- ranked player in the latest International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rankings. Sathiyan (ranked 49th) surpassed his compatriot the legendary Sharath Kamal (51st). They are followed by Soumyajit Ghosh ranked 58th, Harmeet Desai ranked 60th, Sanil Shetty ranked 68th and Anthony Amalraj ranked 87th. As for the women, Manika Batra is topping the world chart among Indians at 62, while Mouma Das is ranked 74th and Madhurika Patkar is ranked 81th. The ITTF rankings have undergone a change after the new system was approved in September 2017. The new simplified and comprehensive system provides for a more dynamic world ranking based on paddlers’ performance and results during the entire year.
Topics: Anthony Amalraj • Commonwealth Games • Harmeet Desai • Manika • Manika Batra • Mouma Das • Sanil Shetty • Sharath Kamal • Soumyajit Ghosh • Table tennis at the 2016 South Asian Games • Table tennis at the 2018 Commonwealth Games