Latest Badminton Ranking

IAS Prelims 2023

Top Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth climbed up a place to be ranked fifth, while Saina Nehwal remained static on No. 2 in the latest Badminton World Federation BWF rankings.

TOP 10 (MEN)

  1. CHEN Long (China)
  2. Jan O JORGENSEN (Denmark)
  3. LIN Dan (China)
  4. Kento MOMOTA (Japan)
  5. K. Srikanth (India)
  6. CHOU Tien Chen (Chinese Taipei)
  7. Viktor AXELSEN (Denmark)
  8. WANG Zhengming (China)
  9. TIAN Houwei (China)
  10. LEE Chong Wei (Malaysia)

current affairsTOP 10 (WOMEN)

  1. Carolina MARIN (Spain)
  2. Saina NEHWAL (India)
  3. TAI Tzu Ying (Chinese Taipei)
  4. SUNG Ji Hyun (Korea)
  5. Ratchanok INTANON (Thiland)
  6. WANG Shixian (China)
  7. LI Xuerui (China)
  8. WANG Yihan (China)
  9. Nozomi OKUHARA (Japan)
  10. Akane YAMAGUCHI (Japan)

Srikanth, who had lost a few places from World No. 3 after suffering early exits in recent competitions, today gained a spot in the men’s singles ranking.

Parupalli Kashyap, however further slipped down the ladder, losing two places to 12th.

H S Prannoy maintained his 17th position, while Ajay Jayaram rode on his recent win at the Dutch Open to earn one spot to be at 24th.

Meanwhile, Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu remained at second and 13th positions, respectively, in the women’s singles category.

Women’s doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa jumped up two places to be ranked No.11 and men’s doubles combination of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy gained a spot to No.18.

However, no Indian could make it in the top 25 list of the mixed doubles rankings.