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Misha Zilberman climbing up the ranking list
Date: 5/8/2019 5:33 PM
Published by : Lilit Poghosyan
In this week’s BWF world ranking list Misha Zilberman (Israel) has moved four spots up to occupy position no. 44. He won last week’s Brazil International Challenge, to gain 4000 points. 

He went on to beat Fabio Caponio (Italy), Maxime Moreels (Belgium), Jason Anthony Ho-Shue (Canada) and Mark Caljouw (Netherlands) on his way to the finals. In a two-set match he beat Canada’s Brian Yang to claim the MS winner’s title in the first tournament of the Olympic Qualification. 

Tomorrow, Denmark Challenge is kicking-off, where Zilberman will meet Denmark’s Kim Bruun in the first round of the main draw on Friday. 

Aiming for a new record

In his recent talk with Badminton Europe, Zilberman mentioned about being happy to reach the top 50, adding:

-My goal is to show my best and make a new personal record on the world ranking list.

Zilberman is currently 2250 points away from his career-best result (no.40). 

Other changes

Anders Antonsen (Denmark) has climbed two spots up on the men’s singles world ranking list and is standing on position no. 12. 

Kim Astrup/Anders Skaarup Rasmussen (Denmark) have moved one spot up on the men’s doubles world ranking list to occupy position no. 8.  On the 17th spot England’s Marcus Ellis/Chris Langridge are the next European pair to follow the Danes. 

On the mixed doubles world ranking list England’s Chris Adcock/Gabrielle Adcock have climbed one spot up and are now standing on position no. 9. Marcus Ellis/Lauren Smith (England) are following them on position no. 10. Germany’s Mark Lamsfuss/Isabel Herttrich have moved with one spot to enter the top 20. 

See the full BWF world ranking list here

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