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Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth jumps to 11th spot in BWF Rankings

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India’s World No 12 badminton player Kidambi Srikanth at a city hotel on Saturday. FILE PIC/PRADEEP DHIVAR

Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth, who won the Indonesia Open title last week, jumped 11 places to be at the 11th spot in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) ranking on Thursday.

The former World No.3 Guntur player, who is in his prime form, now has 51,603 points in his kitty.

Among other shuttlers, giant killer H.S. Prannoy, who stunned Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei and China's Chen Long in the Indonesia Open, improved four places to be at the 21st spot with 43,075 points.

But Ajay Jayaram and B. Sai Praneeth slipped two places to occupy the 15th and 16th spot respectively.

In women's singles, Saina Nehwal and Rio Olympic silver medallist P.V. Sindhu dropped one spot each and are now at the fourth and 16th positions respectively.

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