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Pallikal jumps one place in world squash rankings

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First published: November 1, 2011, 9:50 AM IST | Updated: November 1, 2011
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Pallikal jumps one place in world squash rankings
Ace Indian squash player Dipika Pallikal reached a career-high world ranking of 19 on Monday.

New Delhi: Following her title triumph in the WISPA Dread Series 2 tournament in Washington recently, ace Indian squash player Dipika Pallikal reached a career-high world ranking of 19 on Monday.

Pallikal faced stiff resistance from England's Sarah-Jane Perry before prevailing 11-9 11-3 11-7 in the final to win the Dread Series 2 tournament in Washington.

The Chennai girl showed good form throughout the championship and won it without conceding a set to secure her second title of the year.

The 20-year-old recently became the first Indian to break into top-20 in the world rankings, following her title win at the Orange County tournament in California last month.

Nicol David of Malaysia leads the ranking.

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