Dec 21, 3 months ago
, ,

BWF Rankings : Kidambi Srikanth back into “Top 3”, Sai Praneeth too rises

BWF Rankings : Kidambi Srikanth back into “Top 3”, Sai Praneeth too rises

Despite having a tough week at Dubai Superseries Final 2017, India’s number one male shuttler Kidambi Srikanth jumped one spot to World No. 3 in the latest world rankings released by Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday, December 21, 2017.

Kidambi has surpass the reigning Olympic Champion Chen Long who withdrew from the BWF Finals 2017 right before the tournament commenced.

The 24-year-old had a very tough tournament as he couldn’t move ahead of the group stage in the season finale. Kidambi lost all three matches & finished last in his group.

Apart from Srikanth, Singapore Open winner B Sai Praneeth too climbed a place to be 16th in BWF Rankings. HS Prannoy had no change to his rankings & continues to be World no.10.

Other Indian male shuttlers (Rankings) :

Sameer Verma – 30th

Ajay Jayaram –  38th

Sourabh Verma –  49th

Parupalli Kashyap –  54th

Subhankar Dey – 63rd

No Change for Sindhu & Saina

BWF Rankings

Olympic Silver medalist who had a great tournament last week, maintains her World No. 3 ranking. Saina Nehwal too continues to be in “Top 10”.

Former national champion Rituparna Das is 52nd, Sri Krishna Priya Kudaravalli is 58th. Tata Open champion Ruthvika Shivani Gadde, who won a round at the Italian International last week, jumped nine places to 80th.

Men’s Doubles

Young Indian pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty continues to be on 31st position followed by another Indian pair & National Champions Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy at 32nd spot.

Women’s Doubles

Indian women doubles specialist Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy are 28th in BWF Rankings.

Mixed Doubles

The mixed doubles pair of Reddy and Pranaav Jerry Chopra continues to be on 18th while the duo of Rankireddy and Ponnappa has dropped to 72nd.



Sportstalk24 makes sure the users gets the best information about Live Cricket Score, Live football score, Sports Schedule and their favourite Sports Blog Posts.

Share "BWF Rankings : Kidambi Srikanth back into “Top 3”, Sai Praneeth too rises" via

No comments yet.

Leave a reply

More in Badminton
6:45 pm, 2 weeks ago

Sindhu kidambi to lead Indian Contingent at “All England Championship”

The All England Open Badminton Championships is the world’s oldest badminton tournament, held annually in England. With the introduction of the BWF’s latest grading system, it was given Superseries status in 2007, upgraded to Superseries …

3:49 pm, 1 month ago

Badminton Asian Team Championship : Both men and women teams advance to QF

HIGHLIGHTS : India’s both men & women team reach Quarter-finals of Badminton Asian Team Championship 2018. Women team lost their final group W match to Japan by 1-4. Men team will face Indonesia later….

10:05 pm, 2 months ago

PV Sindhu fails to defend her India Open Title, settles for silver

Defending champion PV Sindhu failed to retain the title as she went down fighting against world No. 11 Beiwen Zhang of USA in the summit clash of India Open Super 500 at Siri Fort Complex in Delhi on Sunday. Sindhu lost the final in three games 18-21…