Jul 28, 1 year ago

Indian shuttlers overtake China to create a new Record

http://sportstalk24.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/20428233_1364719983575885_1270467225_n.jpghttp://sportstalk24.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/20428233_1364719983575885_1270467225_n.jpgIndian shuttlers overtake China to create a new Record





After World No. 23 HS Prannoy clinched the US Open Grand Prix Gold title on Sunday, Indian shuttlers have created a unique record, making the 2017 massive for Indian badminton.

India now has seven players in the men’s singles category in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Rankings released on July 27.

Moreover, 11 Indians found their way in “Top 100”, which is really outstanding for Indian badminton.



That has enabled the country to overshadow established badminton powerhouses like China, Denmark, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Indonesia, who have ruled the sport for decades. While the giants China have six players inside the top 50, Denmark has one less. Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Indonesia all have four representatives each in that elite bracket.

Prannoy jumps Six Places, Kashyap back in top 50

US Open win guaranteed him a rise of six places from his previous ranking of 23rd and now leaves him just five spots shy of his career-best ranking of 12th that he achieved in 2015.



With this incredible rise, HS Prannoy sits comfortably at 3rd position among Indians.  Srikanth Kidambi and Ajay Jayaram are ahead of him at 8th and 16th respectively. Singapore Champion  Sai Praneeth drops to 19th position following his flop show in recent tournaments.

The latest rankings brought delight for the other star of last week – Parupalli Kashyap, as well. The Commonwealth Games gold medallist had a remarkable run to the final, upsetting the top seed and defending champion Lee Hyun II on the way.

The massive effort rewarded the 30-year-old a 12-place jump to put him back inside the top 50 at 47th.

Sportstalk24

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 "Indian shuttlers overtake China to create a new Record" via

Add a comment

2 READERS COMMENTED

  1. July 28, 2017
    Great Reply
  2. December 12, 2017
    India is the next superpower in Badminton & will overtake China in next few years. Reply

Leave a reply

More in Badminton
10:56 pm, 2 days ago

PV Sindhu wins while Sameer Verma topples in World Tour Finals opener

Indian shuttlers had a mixed day at BWF World Tour Finals as Olympic medalist PV Sindhu registered a convincing win over world number two and defending champion over Akane Yamaguchi while Sameer Verma went down rather easily against world champion Ke…

1:17 pm, 4 months ago

P.V. Sindhu becomes the first Indian to reach Asian Games finals in Badminton

PV Sindhu scripted history today after becoming the first Indian to reach the finals of the prestigious Asian Games by defeating World no.2…

8:15 pm, 4 months ago

BWF World Championships: P.V. Sindhu storms into finals, will face Marin for Gold medal

Indian badminton queen Pusarla V. Sindhu displayed a superlative performance in the BWF World Badminton Championships 2018 semi-finals to beat Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in straight sets to enter the finals of the tournament. …