W #2: Raneem El Welily

PLAYER Raneem El Welily
COUNTRY Egypt
AGE 28
HEIGHT 5′ 3″
PLAYS Right-handed, Harrow
RANKING #2
Broke into top 20 in Jan 2009, top 10 in Oct 2011 and has been there since (top 5 since Feb ’12). In Sep 2015 became first Egyptian woman to reach #1 in any sport.
PSA TITLES 34 Finals, 15 Titles.  2x World Junior Champion.
WORLDS HISTORY Playing her 16th Worlds in a row.
Reached semis in last 5, runner-up in ’14 (had match balls) and ’16.
RECENT FORM No titles since Windy City in February, but reached finals of US Open and Hong Kong.