That Day CIB Raneem El Welily became world number 1….

We were the 1st September 2015.

This was one of those moments … this was one of those times, those seconds you KNOW you are lucky to witness, that you remember 10, 20, 30 years later.

The time Jahangir lost after 555 matches won. The time Nicol won her first World Title in HK. The time Nicol saved four match balls in the Cairo World final 2014 … And the time Nicol stopped being Number One after an unbroken run of 109 months (112 in total), more than nine years of complete domination.

But hey, that day, it was all about the new women’s World Number One – the 13th player to hold that ranking, and the first Egyptian woman (in ANY sport) …

I give you The Enigma Raneem El Welily