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Sharath Kamal, with a string of good wins over players such as Gorak, Daniel (POL) Such, Bartosz (POL) Platonov, Pavel (BLR) Baggaley, Andrew (GBR), rises 20 places in the World ranking and is now World No. 63 and climbing steadily. Amalraj also edged up ahead. In the women's section, Poulomi Ghatak joined Mouma Das in the top 200.
Zhang Jike is now the World No. 1 and displaces Ma Long at the top of the table. Xu Xin is now ranked 3rd after his stellar show last month, where he beat the entire Chinese Olympic Table Tennis team (Zhang Jike, Wang Hao, and Ma Long).