Commonwealth Games champion Lakshya Sen leaped a couple of positions to reach a career-best sixth in the latest BWF World Rankings, as per PTI. 

The 21-year-old has 76,424 points from A total of 25 competitions.

Latest French Open champions Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty went up one spot to be seventh in men’s doubles. 


They won two BWF world tour titles — India Open super 500 and French Open super 750, clinched gold at the Commonwealth Games and a first-ever bronze at the World Championships. They also had an important role in India’s Thomas Cup win. 

Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand along with mixed Ishaan Bhatnagar and Tanisha Crasto also moved up to achieve rankings of 23 and 28 respectively. 


Treesa and Gayatri went up by five places while Tanisha and Ishaan improved by two spots. 

Double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu has not played any tournament since the Commonwealth Games as a result of an injured ankle. She went up by one place to become world number five. 

Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy stayed at world number 11 and 12 respectively.

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