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Joshna, who has not played since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, moved up a spot to be in 10th position. Also Read - Dipika Pallikal, Saurav Ghoshal And Joshua Chinappa Trio Brings Laurels To India
The 33-year-old had entered the top-10 for the first time in 2016. Dipika Pallikal is the other Indian female player who has achieved the feat. Also Read - Dinesh Karthik Reacts After Becoming Father to Twins; Thanks Family, Friends For Best Wishes And Support in Viral Post
Egypt’s Nouran Gohar is the new world number one following Raneem’s retirement.
Raneem had held the top spot for 19 months before announcing a sudden retirement last month.
India’s top male player Saurav Ghosal remains 13th in the latest rankings.
The PSA tour is suspended until at least mid August due to the coronavirus outbreak.