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Srikanth at 4th, Lakshya breaks into top 100

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Kidambi Srikanth improved a rung to be at the 4th position, while promising Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen entered the World top 100 after jumping 19 places to reach the 89th spot in the latest BWF ranking today.

Lakshya, 16, was rewarded for his good run in international badminton this season. The youngster had clinched the Eurasia Bulgarian Open and International Series, before finishing runners-up at the Tata Open International Challenge last week.


Srikanth, who skipped the Open and Open to recover from a mild strain, will be back in action at the Super Series Final, starting next week.

Among others, H S Prannoy and B Sai Praneeth were static at the 10th place and 17th spots, respectively.

In women's singles, P V Sindhu and retained their third and 10th places respectively, while Rituparna Das entered the top 50 after improving three places to reach the 49th spot.

Mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy were at the 19th spot.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 17:10 IST
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