PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth drop to No.3, Saina Nehwal back in top-10

While PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth dropped a spot each in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings, former World No.1 Saina Nehwal made a comeback to the top-10.

other sports Updated: Nov 23, 2017 23:52 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PV Sindhu,Kidambi Srikanth,Saina Nehwal
Indian badminton player Saina Nehwal has made a comeback to the top-10(PTI)

While PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth both dropped a place to be ranked No.3 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings, Saina Nehwal rose a spot to be back in the top-10.

Rio Olympics silver medallist Sindhu dropped a place to be No.3 in women’s singles while compatriot Saina, who has made a brilliant comeback to the circuit after a career threatening injury, rose a berth to be at No.10.

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In men’s singles rankings, Srikanth remains India’s top shuttler at No.3, even though he dropped a spot.

HS Prannoy, who was recently crowned national champion, remained static at No.10.

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B Sai Praneeth, who won the Singapore Open Superseries earlier this year, lost a spot to be ranked No.17 while Sameer Verma rose one place to be No.20.

First Published: Nov 23, 2017 18:55 IST