Manika, who became the first Indian woman to win a singles gold at the Commonwealth Games, climbed two spots to become World No. 53.
The 23-year-old Arjuna awardee clinched four medals -- two golds, a silver and a bronze -- at the Commonwealth Games and also secured a historic bronze in mixed doubles event, partnering with Sharath, at the Asian Games. She is the only Indian in the Top-100.
"Highest ever world ranking #WR35 yet again in the latest ITTF World ranking list for November 2018 !!" Sathiyan tweeted.
Veteran Achanta Sharath Kamal, who clinched a historic team gold at the Commonwealth Games and a silver and bronze in men's doubles and singles at the 18th Asian Games, maintained his 31st spot, to be the highest ranked Indian in the list.
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