Lakshya Sen rises 5 locations after title win; HS Prannoy too strikes up

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08 Dec 2018, 23:28 IST

Lakshya Sen
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The Tata Open India Worldwide Problem title win triggered an increase of 5 spots for India’s rising star Lakshya Sen. Within the new world rankings introduced by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) this week, the 17-year-old has moved up 5 spots to 110th.

The Asian junior champion beforehand attained a career-best rating of 69 this June.

The previous junior World No. 1 has had a stellar season on the junior circuit this yr. Moreover the aforementioned Asian Junior Championships gold medal, he additionally went on to clinch a silver medal on the Youth Olympics and a bronze medal on the World Junior Championships.

He completed the season by triumphing on the Tata Open, a yr after dropping the ultimate to Sitthikom Thammasin in three shut video games.

Among the many different high Indian males, HS Prannoy and Sai Praneeth too witnessed modifications to their rating this week. Whereas Prannoy rose to 21st, Sai is now positioned at 23rd. Kidambi Srikanth, who ended his season even earlier than the Syed Modi Worldwide match, is static on the eighth place.

The Syed Modi Worldwide champion Sameer Verma, who has certified for the BWF World Tour Finals, stays at his career-high place of 14th.

Past the highest 25, Parupalli Kashyap is 44th, Subhankar Dey is 49th, Ajay Jayaram is 51st, and Sourabh Verma is 53rd.

No change for Saina and Sindhu

Among the many high girls stars, PV Sindhu continues to take a seat in sixth whereas Saina Nehwal continues to be ninth. Former nationwide champion Rituparna Das is the subsequent highest-ranked Indian shuttler in girls’s singles at 51st.

In males’s doubles, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty are 18th, Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy are at 26th.

The highest Indian girls’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy are at 22nd. In combined doubles, Ponnappa and Rankireddy keep their place as India’s No. 1 pair at 21st. Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Sikki Reddy carefully comply with them at 22nd.

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