PV Sindhu is World No. 2!

C8fAlXNUMAAge_RAfter Indian football team’s millennium high world rank, PV Sindhu has grabbed her career best world rankings of 2 in the later BWF World Ranking released on Thursday.

The Olympic silver medalist recently defeated arch rival Carolina Marin in straight sets in India Open SS finals. She gathered 75759 points in BWF chart to overtake Marin in this ascension.

A win at the Malaysian Open would have taken the Indian to top position but unfortunately she was bundled out in the first round.

Saina Nehwal slipped a place to be 9th in the world. Sameer Verma jumped 11 places to 27th place in the world.

Indians in BWF World Rankings:
Men’s Singles:

No. Name Rank Change
1 Ajay Jayaram 20 (-1)
2 HS Prannoy 26 (-1)
3 Sameer Verma 27 (+11)
4 Kidambi Srikanth 28 (+2)
5 B Sai Praneeth 32 (+1)
6 Sourabh Verma 41 (+2)

Women’s Singles:

No. Name Rank Change
1 PV Sindhu 2 (+3)
2 Saina Nehwal 9 (-1)
3 Rituparna Das 52 (-2)
4 Tanvi Lad 57 (-1)
5 Ruthvika Shivani Gadde 71 (-9)

Men’s Doubles:

No. Name Rank Change
1 Manu Attri/B Sumeeth Reddy 25 (-1)
2 Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 45 (+6)
3 Arjun MR/Ramchandran Shlok 48 (+4)

Women’s Doubles:

No. Name Rank Change
1 Meghana/Poorvisha S RAM 33 (+2)
2 Sanjana S/Arathi Sara Sunil 37 (+4)
3 Ashwini Ponnappa/Reddy N. Sikki 41 (+6)

Mixed Doubles:

No. Name Rank Change
1 Pranaav Jerry Chopra\Reddy Sikki 14 (0)
2 Yogendran Khrishnan(MAS)/Prajakta Sawant(IND) 40 (0)
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