Internet Desk: Ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth moved up to the 4th position according to the latest BWF rankings while upcoming promising shuttler Lakshya Sen made his way to the top 100 after jumping 19 places to settle in the 89th position.
Lakshya, the 16 year old youngster had a brilliant run in the Eurasia Bulgarian open as he emerged as the champions and finished runners in the Tata Open India International Challenge.
Srikanth, who skipped the China Open and Hong Kong Open to recover from a mild strain, will be back in action at the Dubai Super Series Final, starting next week.
Among others, H S Prannoy and B Sai Praneeth were static at the 10th place and 17th spots, respectively.
In women’s singles, P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal retained their third and 10th places respectively, while Rituparna Das entered the top 50 after improving three places to reach the 49th spot.
Mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy were at the 19th spot.