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Sindhu achieves career-best rank of 7, Saina back in top 10

December 03, 2016 00:27 IST

Rio Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu jumped two places to achieve her career-best ranking of seven, while Saina Nehwal was also back in the top 10, in the latest BWF World Ranking.

PV SindhuSindhu, who clinched the China Open and then reached the finals at the Hong Open, has 68,699 ranking points. She will carry India hopes at the prestigious Dubai Super Series Final, a tournament she qualified for the first time.

Former World No. 1 Saina, who is on a comeback trail after recovering from a knee injury, climbed a rung after slipping five places to 11th last week.

K Srikanth, who is out of action since undergoing an injury, fell a spot to World No. 13, while Hong Kong Finalist Sameer Verma jumped 13 places to be World No. 30.

Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy dived to the 23rd spot.

Image: PV Sindhu

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