Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy's BWF World rankings improve after recent success at Indonesia SSP
Riding on his performance at the Indonesia Super Series Premier last week, Indian ace Kidambi Srikanth improved 11 places to jump to the 11th spot in the latest BWF World ranking at New Delhi on Thursday.
New Delhi: Riding on his performance at the Indonesia Super Series Premier last week, Indian ace Kidambi Srikanth improved 11 places to jump to the 11th spot in the latest BWF World ranking at New Delhi on Thursday.
Srikanth, a former World No 3, clinched his second Super Series Premier event last week at Jakarta. He now has 51,603 points in his kitty.
HS Prannoy, who stunned Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei and China's Chen Long in Indonesia to reach the semifinals, improved four places to reach a 21st spot.
However, Ajay Jayaram and B Sai Praneeth slipped two places to take the 15th and 16th spots.
In women's singles, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu lost one place each to slump to fourth and 16th positions respectively.
Women's doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy improved two places to reach the 26th spot, while Sikki and Pranaav Jerry Chopra lost a place to be at 16th spot among Mixed doubles pairs.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: When and where to watch PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu-ying live telecast on tv and online in India
Here are all the details you need to know as far as the live coverage of the badminton women's singles semi-final between PV Sindhu and Tai Tzu-ying is concerned.
Sindhu, a silver medallist at Rio Games, notched up a 21-15 21-13 win over 13th seed Blichfeldt in a 41-minute match.
Sindhu is one of the favourites for the gold, especially in the absence of defending champion Carolina Marin, who missed the Games due to an injury.