Having did not defend her girls’s singles title finally week’s Swiss Open, double Olympic medallist P V Sindhu dropped out of the world’s high 10 within the newest BWF rankings issued on Tuesday. The 27-year-old from Hyderabad, who has been struggling this season since returning to motion following a protracted damage lay-off, slipped two locations to the eleventh spot with 60,448 factors. A former world champion, Sindhu, who has a career-best rating of world quantity 2, has been within the high 10 since November, 2016. She first cracked the elite high 10 in August, 2013.
In males’s singles, HS Prannoy was static at world quantity 8, whereas Kidambi Srikanth dropped a rung to twenty first place and Lakshya Sen was twenty fifth.
Swiss Open champion Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty strengthened their world quantity six place, whereas girls’s doubles pairing of Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand was static on the 18th place.
Meanwhile, newly-crowned Swiss Open doubles champion Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will look to proceed their constant run, whereas singles stars resembling PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth will hope to regain kind on the Madrid Spain Masters which will get underway in Madrid on Tuesday. Satwik and Chirag notched up the primary title for India this season once they defeated China’s world No. 21 Ren Xiang Yu and Tan Qiang 21-19 24-22 within the summit conflict of Swiss Open in Basel on Sunday.
The world quantity 6 Indian pair, the 2022 world championships bronze medallists, will eye one other tremendous 300 title once they start their marketing campaign in opposition to Japan’s Ayato Endo and Yuta Takei this week.
While Satwik and Chirag made a mark in Basel final week, the singles stars lower a sorry determine with Sindhu nonetheless struggling to search out her toes since getting back from a protracted damage layoff and Srikanth unable to search out any consistency.
Second seed Sindhu, who has not been capable of cross the second spherical in the previous few tournaments in 2023, will start her marketing campaign in opposition to a qualifier and hope to go deep into the draw.
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