Payas Jain jumps to second spot in world rankings

Jain, winner of the National youth and junior titles in Indore last month, is also the highest ranked Indian in the boys’ (u-19) after being placed 33rd.

Payas Jain has jumped to the second spot in boys’ (under-17) world table tennis age-group rankings released on Tuesday.   -  SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

Payas Jain has jumped to the second spot in boys’ (under-17) world table tennis age-group rankings released on Tuesday.

Jain, winner of the National youth and junior titles in Indore last month, is also the highest ranked Indian in the boys’ (u-19) after being placed 33rd.

Swastika Ghosh is ranked ninth in the girls’ (u-19) and Suhana Saini, by holding the 33rd spot, is the highest-ranked Indian in the girls’ (u-17).

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In (u-15), Preyesh Raj is sixth among the boys and Suhana is seventh in the girls’ section.

Leading Indians (with world rankings):

Under-19 (boys): 33. Payas Jain, 70. Deepit Patil, 121. Preyash Raj; (girls): 9. Swastika Ghosh, 44. Diya Chitale, 53. Anusha Kutumbale.

Under-17 (boys): 2. Payas Jain, 34. Preyash Raj, 66. Vishwa Deendayalan; (girls): 33. Suhana Saini, 86. Anargya Manjunath, 101. Ananya Chande.

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