BWF Rankings: Prannoy returns to top 15, Lakshya remains at 9th

27 September,2022 05:23 PM IST |  New Delhi  |  PTI

Prannoy, who reached back-to-back quarterfinals at the World Championships and Japan Open Super 750, jumped a spot to 15th

HS Prannoy. Pic/PTI



Star Indian shuttler HS Prannoy returned to the top 15 after a string of impressive performances in the latest BWF World Rankings released on Tuesday.

Prannoy, who reached back-to-back quarterfinals at the World Championships and Japan Open Super 750, jumped a spot to 15th.

Young Lakshya Sen continued to be the top-ranked Indian at the ninth position in the men*s rankings, while Kidambi Srikanth rose a rung to 11th.

Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu, who had skipped the World Championships and Japan Open due to an injury, remained static on sixth in the womens* list.
London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal, on the other hand, moved one place to 31st.

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The men*s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, who claimed their maiden gold at the Commonwealth Games and a first-ever bronze at World Championships, remained static at the eighth spot.

World Championship quarterfinalists MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila jumped three spots to 23rd place.

In women*s doubles, Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy climbed a couple spots to be 23rd.

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