Olympic Silver medalist P.V sindhu‘s ranking has improved 3 steps from 9 to no. 6 in Badminton World Federation(BWF) for Women’s singles. It has been greatly impacted by her current win in Syed Modi International Badminton Championship held in Jan 2017 at Babu banarasi das indoor stadium.
Saina Nehwal’s ranking has slipped to position 9 after she skipped participating in syed modi tournament. Saina had earlier won the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton title on Jan 22, 2017.
Sindhu’s 21-13 , 21-14 victory over Indonesia’s Gregoria Mariska in the title clash of Syed Modi tournament helped her to rise to sixth position.
On the other hand, Sameer Verma from Madhya Pradesh is back in the top 25 after defeating B Sai Praneeth 21-19 , 21-16 in the finals.
Ajay Jayaram continues to be at the 18th position followed by Kidambi Srikanth at 21st position.
Heartiest Congratulations to all the players from P.V Sindhu Fan Club!
It’s good to see P.V Sindhu ahead of all Indian Badminton stars. We know she will be world no.1 one day and we are waiting for it.
(Source: BWF World Ranking 2017)
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