BWF Rankings : Lakshya climbs to career-best sixth spot

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Kuala Lumpur, Nov 8 : Indian star shuttler Lakshya Sen jumped two spots to sixth in the latest BWF World Rankings to achieve his career-best position in the men’s singles list.
Sen broke into the top 10 earlier this year on the back of winning the India Open BWF Super 500 tournament in January and a silver at the prestigious All England Open Super 1000 tournament in March.

Kidambi Srikanth and an in-form HS Prannoy were the next-best Indians in the men’s singles rankings released on Tuesday as they continued on to their world No. 11 and No. 12 rankings, respectively.

In the women singles, PV Sindhu remained fifth in women’s singles while the men’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty regained their career best world No. 7 position.

The star duo has scripted history by becoming the first Indian doubles team to win a Super 750 tournament after clinching the French Open title.

In women’s doubles, veteran piar of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy remained at world No. 21 to be India’s top-ranked pair. The rising young pair of Gayatri Gopichand and Treesa Jolly are closing in after climbing five places to be world No. 23.

In mixed doubles, Tanisha Crasto and Ishaan Bhatnagar moved up two places to be world No. 28.


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