Kidambi Srikanth breaks into top 10 of BWF men's singles rankings, reaches 8th spot

29 June 2017, 07:29 PM
Kidambi Srikanth - File Photo (getty)
Kidambi Srikanth - File Photo (getty)

India’s ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth who won successive Super Series titles broke back into the top-10 at the eighth place in the latest world rankings released on Thursday.

The 24-year-old badminton player from Guntur has 58.583 points in his kitty post his successful run at the Indonesian Open and Australian Open. Srikanth is the lone Indian shuttler to figure in the top-10 of men's singles ranking after climbing up three places. Srikanth had beaten Olympic champion Chen Long to win the Australian Open title.

Among other Indian male shuttlers, B Sai Praneeth has moved up a position to be 15th, while Ajay Jayaram lost a spot to be 16th. HS Prannoy also dropped two places to be 23rd.

First Published: Thursday, June 29, 2017 07:05 PM
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