Several English players feature inside the top 100 on the latest ITTF youth rankings, including Kacper Piwowar who rises back into the top 10 of the under-11 category after his bronze medal at the recent WTT Youth Contender event in Lignano.

Mari Baldwin is up to 73 in the under-17 girls’ list after her quarter-final place at the same event. Other female players who feature in their respective top 100s are Anna Green, 74 in the under-15s, and Sienna Jetha, 94th in the under-13s.

On the male side, Connor Green is up to No 30 in the under-15 category and Joseph Hunter features at No 52. Three players in the U17 category make the top 100 – Ben Piggott (58), Toby Ellis (66) and Connor Green (82).