Table Tennis: Aruna Quadri Moves Up On World Rankings
Despite not having the best of outings at the last ITTF World Championships; crashing out in the Second Round, Nigeria's Aruna Quadri has moved up two steps in the just released June rankings.
Formerly ranked 37th in the world, Quadri is now occupying the 35th spot among table tennis players in the world.
Also, the global status of Quadri continues to attract interest from world class tournament as the 2014 ITTF Star Player has been listed among the 24 foreign players listed for the maiden Ultimate Table Tennis League holding in Chennai, India.
Quadri will team up with Panagiotis Gionis of Greece as the male foreign players while the female names are Hong Kong’s Doo Hoi Kem and Russia’s Polina Mikhailova in the team known as Oilmax Stag Yoodhas with the owner being Vivek Kohli.
Hong Kong’s Wong Chun Ting and Germany’s Han Ying will head the list of foreign players who will compete in Ultimate Table Tennis starting on Thursday July 13.
The tournament is the first ever professional table tennis league to be held in India, the concept comprises six franchises and will be staged in three cities.