World rankings: Saina Nehwal on the top again

August 20, 2015 16:07
World rankings: Saina Nehwal on the top again

Saina Nehwal, continues to be on the top again in the women's singles Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings.

Last week, Saina lost Spain's Carolina Marin in the World Championship's final. But that did not stop her from being on the top again.
After 16-21, 19-21 defeat against the defending champion, Saina who had to settle with the silver medal, has now created a history, turning into the first Indian to reach the World Championship final.
This was the first time that Saina managed to clear the quarterfinal jinx in the World Championship.

Saina has a total of 82,792 points and leads Carolina Marin who has a total of 80,612 points stands in the second position.

Also read: Indian Shuttler Saina Nehwal regained the number one position in International rankings

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa meanwhile entered the top 10 world rankings in doubles section. They moved to 10th from 12th position.
On the other side, coming to men’s section, China's Chen Long holds the number one position in the world rankings. Denmark's Jan O. Jorgensen follows suit.

India's Kidambi Srikanth occupies fourth place, whereas Commonwealth Games winner Parupalli Kashyap this time fortunately occupied the eight place.  

By Phanindra

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