Saina Nehwal reclaims 2nd spot in rankings, P Kashyap world No.7

Making the semis of All England championships helped Saina Nehwal reclaim No.2 spot as P Kashyap, a quarter-finalist at All England, moved to a career-best 7th place.

Updated: March 14, 2013 14:37 IST
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New Delhi: London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal regained her second place while Parupalli Kashyap continued his upward progress, earning two places to reach the seventh spot in the latest badminton world rankings on Thursday.

Saina had lost a position to slip to the third spot last week but after a semifinal finish at the All England Championship, the Indian regained her place in the world ranking.

London Olympics quarterfinalist Kashyap too was rewarded for a quarterfinal finish at the All England Championship. From world number nine last week, he jumped to a career-best seventh position.

Ajay Jayaram was steady at 31st, while RMV Gurusaidutt and Sourabh Verma improved two and four places, respectively to reach 36th and 39th spot.

Anand Pawar was the other Indian at the top 50 at 44th spot.

Rising women shuttler PV Sindhu remained at 16th position.

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