BWF ranking: HS Prannoy moves up to 7th in the world –

Badminton News: Indian badminton player HS Prannoy, has claimed the seventh place in the world’s highest ranking in the latest men’s singles ranking released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) this week.

HS Prannoy jumped two places to reach the highest world ranking of his career as a badminton player.

The 30-year-old from Kerala is the only Indian player to remain in the top 10, with Lakshya Sen dropping out of the list.

Women’s doubles duo Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand also achieved their career-best ranking as they moved up from No. 17 in the world to No. 15 in the world. I

Akshya Sen and Kidambi Srikanth dropped out of the top 20 in the world rankings to 22nd and 23rd respectively.

In the women’s singles category, former world champion PV Sindhu moved up one spot to 11th place, while Saina Nehwal remains at 36th in the world.

Men’s doubles duo Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty slipped two places to 7th in the world rankings.

The rankings were released after India’s mixed team was knocked out by Malaysia from the ongoing 2023 Sudirman Cup group stage in dismal form.

They suffered two defeats against strong teams Malaysia and Taiwan in Group C. Even though they won against Australia with a crushing 4-1 scoreline in the last game, they failed to bring them to the quarter-finals as only the top two teams qualified. in the knockout round.

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