Rising badminton star Saina Nehwal received a major boost ahead of her Asian Games campaign in Doha as she jumped seven spots to reach a career best ranking of 27 in the latest women's singles chart.
Saina, who won the India international tournament in Mumbai before reaching the final of the World Junior Championship, has witnessed a meteoric rise since her Philippines Open win this year.
In the men's chart, Nikhil Kanetkar, who was runner-up in the Mumbai tournament, leaped nine spots and occupy 43rd place.
India's top-ranked shuttler Chetan Anand sat pretty at 31st position while national champion Anup Sridhar dropped one place to 39. P Kashyap, who beat few top players this season, occupied 46th spot.