Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Achanta Sharath Kamal Reaches Career-Best No.32 in Table Tennis Rankings


Sharath Kamal reached the third round of the World Championships but was forced to withdraw because of a hip injury. He was to play Chinese Fang Bo and had beaten higher ranked Simon Gauzy of France in the second round.

New Delhi: India's Achanta Sharath Kamal jumped 12 places to reach his career-best ranking of 32 on Tuesday, according to the latest list released by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).

Sharath reached the third round of the World Championships but was forced to withdraw because of a hip injury. He was to play Chinese Fang Bo and had beaten higher ranked Simon Gauzy of France in the second round.

The veteran has been in good form this season and had beaten two top-20 players at the Asian Championships in Jaipur. He gained 56 points last month to finish with 2,296. His previous best ranking was 38 which he achieved in May 2014.
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