Rankings: What changed this week…

Karim Abdel Gawad

New Ranking: No.12
Previous Ranking: No.17

2016 World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad was back to his best in Chicago, reaching the final of the PSA World Championships. His run at Union Station sees him jump up five places to occupy the World No.12 spot this week.

Karim Abdel Gawad during the 2022-2023 PSA World Championships

Mostafa Asal

New Ranking: No.2
Previous Ranking: No.3

After returning from a six-week suspension, Egypt’s Mostafa Asal reached the semi-finals of the PSA World Championships. That result sees him jump ahead of England’s Mohamed ElShorbagy to be this week’s World No.2.

Mostafa Asal during the 2022-2023 PSA World Championships

Mohamed ElSherbini

New Ranking: No.17
Previous Ranking: No.18

Mohamed ElSherbini is up to a second career-high in as many weeks. He moves to World No.17, ahead of France’s Gregoire Marche.

Mohamed ElSherbini in action


Aly Abou Eleinen

New Ranking: No.22
Previous Ranking: No.29

After reaching the third round of the PSA World Championships for the first time in his career, Aly Abou Eleinen has risen seven places to a new career-high of World No.22.

Aly Abou Eleinen in action at the 2022-2023 PSA World Championships

Mohamed Abouelghar

New Ranking: No.40
Previous Ranking: No.53

Like compatriot, Karim Abdel Gawad, Mohamed Abouelghar is also making his way back up the rankings following his return from a lengthy injury layoff.

The former World No.7 moves up 13 places this week after the PSA World Championships and is back inside the world’s top 40.

Mohamed Abouelghar in action at Union Station