Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponappa rise one spot in badminton doubles rankings

first_imgThe 2010 Commonwealth Games champion duo of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa rose one rung to No.14 in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings in women’s doubles while the men’s doubles combo of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy slipped a rank to be positioned at the 20th spot.In men’s singles, HS Prannoy jumped two places to reach the 25th spot while both Kidambi Srikanth and Ajay Jayaram lost a spot each to be placed 12th and 21st, respectively. China’s Chen Long continues to hold on to the top spot.In women’s singles, there was no major change as Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu retained their spots at No 8 and 10, respectively. Spain’s Carolina Marin dethroned Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon to take the Numero Uno spot.There are no Indians in the top 25 in mixed doubles.last_img

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