Table Tennis

Ding denied two years at top by team-mate Shiwen

By James Crook

China's Liu Shiwen has taken the |ITTF world number one spot, overthrowing team-mate Ding Ning who was approaching two years at the topSeptember 6 - China's Ding Ning has finally been overthrown as the top-ranked female table tennis player in the world after a 22-month stint at the top by compatriot Liu Shiuwen (pictured left), just weeks before the Women's World Cup starts in Japan.