Lakshya Sen aims for top 5 ranks this year –

Badminton News: India’s young rising star, Lakshya Sen, who won the men’s singles bronze medal at the 2021 World Championships, has big ambitions to break into the world top five this year.

Lakshya Sen, 20, is part of the new rising generation in the world of badminton. It is currently ranked 13th in the world and 2nd in India. India’s current best player is Kidambi Srikanth, who lost to Singapore’s Loh Kean Yew in the World Championship final and finished second and is now ranked 10th in the world.

During the interview, Lakshya Sen pointed out that winning a bronze medal at the World Championships has given him a lot of confidence and encouragement, and he sets his sights on rushing into the top five in the world this year.

“Winning a bronze medal at the World Championships is an achievement, every competition is very serious, so I motivate myself to play well in every competition. In the next competition, I will do my best and hope to rush to the top five in the world this year,” Sen said confidently.

In addition to bronze at the World Championships, Lakshya Sen’s main achievements last year were reaching the semi-finals of the Danish Open 2021, the quarter-finals of the French Open 2021, the semi-finals -finalists of the Hylo Open 2021 and reaching the final of the Dutch Open 2021. This time, Sen was beaten by Singapore badminton player Loh Kean Yew.

This year, the 20-year-old took the lead by sealing his maiden World Tour Super 500 title at last month’s Indian Open 2022 in New Delhi.

Article tags: Lakshya Sen, India, BWF

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