Press Esc to close
Wednesday 24 August 2016
News updated at 9:38 PM IST
Weather
Max: 30.6°C
Min : 20.9°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

Saina rises to 2nd, Kashyap in top-10 of BWF rankings

New Delhi, Jan 17 , 2013 (PTI)

Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal attained a new high as she climbed to a career-best second in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released today.Saina gained a rung to be second with 80091.7444 points.

The Indian, who is currently competing in the Malaysia Open Super Series, is a distant second to top-placed Olympic champion Li Xuerui of China who has 94626.7153 points.
In the men's list, Olympic quarter-finalist Parupalli Kashyap also headed northwards as he reached a career-high 10th.

Kashyap, who was 11th in the previous rankings, has 51986.6900 points and is the only Indian in the top-25 of the BWF list.

Among other prominent players, rising woman player P V Sindhu, rose a rung to 16th with 43116.8667 points.

In the men's list, the next Indian after Kashyap is Ajay Jayaram at the 31st spot.
Jayaram dropped one position in the latest rankings with 37692.0000 points.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha at a press conference to promote her upcoming film in Jaipur...

Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha at a press conference to promote her upcoming film in Jaipur...

A view of submerged temples in the flood waters of River Yamuna in Allahabad...

A view of submerged temples in the flood waters of River Yamuna in Allahabad...

Nuns distribute relief material to flood hit peoples at a camp in Allahabad...

Nuns distribute relief material to flood hit peoples at a camp in Allahabad...

A sand art of Lord Krishna made by Sand Artist Sudarshan Patnaik ahead of Krishna Janmashtami...

A sand art of Lord Krishna made by Sand Artist Sudarshan Patnaik ahead of Krishna Janmashtami...

A child dresses as lord Krishna for a school function ahead of Janmashtami, in Bikaner...

A child dresses as lord Krishna for a school function ahead of Janmashtami, in Bikaner...

The launch of Entrepreneurship Summit at IT Decode Park in Hyderabad...

The launch of Entrepreneurship Summit at IT Decode Park in Hyderabad...

Horses undergoing exercise and training by handlers at Race Course in Bengaluru...

Horses undergoing exercise and training by handlers at Race Course in Bengaluru...

A child plays in front of idols of Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh festival ...

A child plays in front of idols of Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh festival ...

Hyundai Motors India unveils the all new Elantra...

Hyundai Motors India unveils the all new Elantra...

Priests perform Gaja Pooja in Manakula Vinayagar temple, dedicated to the god Ganesha...

Priests perform Gaja Pooja in Manakula Vinayagar temple, dedicated to the god Ganesha...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523