BWF World Rankings: Lakshya Sen becomes his career-best world’s number sixth badminton player

The 21-year-old Sen also won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in August but later decided to end his 2022 early after being diagnosed with a throat infection.

BWF World Rankings: Lakshya Sen becomes his career-best world’s number sixth badminton player

The 21-year-old Sen also won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in August but later decided to end his 2022 early after being diagnosed with a throat infection.
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Commonwealth Games champion Lakshya Sen on Tuesday moved up two places to reach a career-best sixth position in the latest BWF world rankings. This player from Almora has shown great form in this season. He has 76,424 points in 25 tournaments.

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BWF World Rankings: Lakshya Sen becomes his career-best world's number sixth badminton player
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The 21-year-old Sen also won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in August. But later he decided to end his 2022 early after being diagnosed with a throat infection. Earlier, Lakshya Sen broke into the top 10 this year after winning the India Open BWF Super 500 tournament in January and a silver at the All England Open BWF Super 1000 tournament in March. 

Meanwhile, French Open champions pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also climbed a place to return to their career-best ranking of seventh in men’s doubles. The Indian pair won two BWF World titles – India Open Super 500 and French Open Super 750. They won a gold medal at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games and a bronze medal at the World Championships for the first time. They also played an important role in India’s Thomas Cup victory.

BWF World Rankings: Lakshya Sen becomes his career-best world's number sixth badminton player
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty. Image- Deccan Herald

On the other hand, the women’s doubles pair of Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand moved up to 23rd position. In the mixed doubles, the pair of Ishaan Bhatnagar and Tanisha Chrasto also moved up to 23rd positions in the BWF world rankings. Treesa and Gayatri jumped five places while Tanisha and Ishaan jumped two places. However, Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy remained at world No. 21.

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PV Sindhu, who won two medals in the Olympics, has also moved up a place to fifth. He has not participated in any tournament since the Birmingham Games due to an ankle injury. Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy continue to be at the 11th and 12th spot respectively in the men’s singles rankings.

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