Parupalli Kashyap achieves career-best ranking of No.7, Saina stays 2nd

In the women's singles, Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal also kept her No.2 position behind Olympic champion Li Xeurui while rising shuttler P.V. Sindhu, who beat Li last year, also retained her No.16.

Last updated on Thursday, 11 April, 2013 17:12 IST
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New Delhi: London Olympics quarter-finalist Parupalli Kashyap jumped to a career-best ranking of World No.7 in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday.

The Hyderabadi jumped a place, overtaking Chinese Chen Jin, to be in the top-7 in the men's singles rankings while Mumbai's Ajay Jayaram retained his ranking of 30th.

In the women's singles, Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal also kept her No.2 position behind Olympic champion Li Xeurui while rising shuttler P.V. Sindhu, who beat Li last year, also retained her No.16.

Majority of the Indian shuttlers will next play in the India Open Super Series to be held here in the national capital from April 23-28 where Saina has got top billing.

Story first published on: Thursday, 11 April 2013 17:09 IST

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