associate sponsors

Havells
HDFC

India's HS Prannoy reaches 15th spot in latest BWF rankings; Sourabh Verma jumps five places

New Delhi: Indian shuttler HS Prannoy on Thursday improved two places to reach the 15th spot in the latest BWF rankings.

File image of India's HS Prannoy. Twitter @PRANNOYHSPRI

File image of India's HS Prannoy. Twitter @PRANNOYHSPRI

Prannoy, who clinched the US Open title last month, had reached the quarterfinals at New Zealand Grand Prix Gold at Auckland last week.

Sourabh Verma, who also reached the quarters at New Zealand, also jumped five places to reach the 32nd spot while Parupalli Kashyap jumped one place to be at 46th.

Ajay Jayaram and Sameer Verma dropped a spot each to be placed world no 17 and 29 respectively.

Kidambi Srikanth, who clinched successive titles at Indonesia and Australia, remained at the eighth spot.

In women's singles, Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu and London Games bronze winner Saina Nehwal continued to be at fifth and 16th spot respectively.

In women's doubles, Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold runners-up Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy were placed at the 25th spot.

In mixed doubles, Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Sikki are steady at world No 20.


Updated Date: Aug 10, 2017 18:44 PM

Also Watch

Firstpost in Russia: Moscow to St. Petersburg, on a free World Cup train
  • Monday, July 2, 2018 Social Media Star: Richa Chadha, Kunal Kamra talk about their political views, and why they speak their mind
  • Tuesday, June 26, 2018 It's A Wrap: Swara Bhasker talks about Veere Di Wedding and Twitter trolls, in conversation with Parul Sharma
  • Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Rahul Gandhi turns 48: Congress chief, who once said 'power is poison', should focus on party rather than on 'hate Modi' mission
  • Monday, June 4, 2018 It's A Wrap: Bhavesh Joshi Superhero makers Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane in conversation with Parul Sharma

Also See