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Sindhu loses three places to be World No.5

by April 13, 2017 General

Just a week after achieving her career-best rank of world number two, silver medallist PV Sindhu today lost three spots to be placed fifth in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) list.

The 21-year-old shuttler from suffered a shock first-round exit from the Open Super Series in Kuching last week to go down the ladder.

Sindhu is competing at Open this week.

Saina, who also lost in the first round of the Open, however, remained unchanged at the ninth position.

The women’s singles ranking table is headed by Tai Tzu Ying of

In the men’s singles, Jayaram is the highest-ranked Indian at the 14th position.

None of the other Indian male shuttlers figure in the top-20.

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