W #1: Nour El Sherbini

PLAYER Nour El Sherbini
COUNTRY Egypt
AGE 22
HEIGHT 5′ 9″
PLAYS Right-handed, Tecnifibre
RANKING #1
Broke into the top 10 in Jun 2012,  after injury returned in May ’14 and has been there since. #1 since May 2016.
PSA TITLES 23 Finals, 13 Titles, 3x World Junior Champion
WORLDS HISTORY Playing her 9th Worlds in a row (at 22!), Runner-up in 2014, Champion in the 2015 and 2016 events (last one was this April in El Gouna).
RECENT FORM A great start to the season – runner-up in the World Series Finals, followed by title wins in China, Weymuller and Hong Kong, the only blemish a quarter-final loss in the US Open.