Fan Zhendong and Sun Yingsha are firmly at the top of the men's and women's singles respectively [ITTF updates the world rankings for the fourth week of 2023]

  On January 24, the ITTF updated the world rankings for the fourth week of 2023.

In men's singles, Fan Zhendong, Ma Long and Wang Chuqin ranked the top three, and Liang Jingkun ranked seventh; in women's singles, Sun Yingsha, Chen Meng, Wang Manyu and Wang Yidi continued to take the top four, and Chen Xingtong ranked seventh; Wang Manyu/Sun Yingsha continued to rank firmly in the women's singles Doubles ranked first; in men's doubles, Fan Zhendong/Wang Chuqin ranked third, Lin Gaoyuan/Liang Jingkun ranked sixth; in mixed doubles, Wang Chuqin/Sun Yingsha continued to rank first, Xu Xin/Liu Shiwen ranked eighth.

  In men's singles, Fan Zhendong ranked first in the world with 7,700 points, Ma Long ranked second with 4,400 points, Wang Chuqin ranked third with 4,345 points, Japanese player Zhang Ben Tomokazu ranked fourth with 3,860 points, WTT regular challenge Men’s singles champion in Saidoha, Brazil’s Hugo Calderano ranked fifth with 3,525 points, Sweden’s Moregaard ranked sixth with 3,345 points, and Liang Jingkun ranked seventh with 2,985 points Lin Gaoyuan ranked 12th with 1845 points.

  In women's singles, Sun Yingsha continued to top the list with 8270 points, Chen Meng ranked second with 6740 points, Wang Manyu ranked third with 5275 points, and Wang Yidi ranked fourth with 5175 points.

Japanese player Hina Hayata ranked fifth with 2830 points, Mima Ito ranked sixth with 2765 points, and Chen Xingtong ranked seventh with 2255 points.

Fan Siqi, the women's singles champion of the WTT Regular Challenge Doha Station, rose 7 places, ranking 11th with 1570 points, setting a new career high. The women's singles runner-up Zhang Rui rose 7 places, ranking 1282 points. 17.

  In men’s doubles, the Japanese team Hayasuke Togami/Uda Yukiya ranked first with 3395 points, the Swedish team Carlsen/Falke ranked second with 3094 points, Fan Zhendong/Wang Chuqin ranked third with 2390 points, Lin Gaoyuan / Liang Jingkun ranked sixth with 1120 points.

  In women's doubles, Wang Manyu/Sun Yingsha ranked first with 4,600 points, Japan's Mima Ito/Hayata Hina ranked second with 3,620 points, and Luxembourg's Ni Xialian/Denut ranked third with 1,765 points.

  In mixed doubles, Wang Chuqin/Sun Yingsha topped the list with 4,000 points, followed by Zheng Yijing/Lin Yunru of Chinese Taipei with 3,620 points, French pair Lebesson/Yuan Jianan ranked third with 3,405 points, and Xu Xin/Liu Shiwen with 3,405 points. Ranked eighth with 1400 points, Lin Shidong/Quaiman ranked 14th with 845 points, rising by 16 places.

  Text/Reporter Zhou Xueshuai

  "Beijing Youth Daily" January 25, 2023, page A04