Latest Badminton News and Articles

Saina breaks into top-five of world badminton rankings (pic)

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 21 March 2010
Posted by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 714

New Delhi: India's top badminton player Saina Nehwal cracked into the top-five of world rankings with her semi-final finish at the All England Championships.

Saina jumped two places to be at the world no.5, surpassing her previous best of No.6 that she achieved in 2009. Saina surprised everyone this month by becoming the first Indian woman to qualify for the All England semi-finals where she lost to Tine Rasmussen of Denmark.

Saina has had a great run since making the quarterfinals at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Last year, she became the first Indian woman to win a Super Series event at the Indonesian Open. She followed it up by winning the Syed Modi Grand Prix event in Lucknow.

In the men's rankings, Chetan Anand slipped one spot to 10th but P. Kashyap gained one spot to be 29th. Arvind Bhat remained at 36th while Anup Sridhar slipped one place to 40th.

In the mixed doubles rankings, Jwala Gutta and V. Diju slipped one spot to 10th.

  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

YouTube

Replays: Sudirman Cup 2015

2015 Sudirman Cup badminton video

Watch Replays

  • Recent News
  • Popular
Hendrawan: Lee Chong Wei is a great role model for young Malaysian players

Kuala Lumpur: "Never discount the heart of a champion," Hend

Koo Kien Keat & Tan Boon Heong win Sri Lanka International Challenge

Colombo: Malaysia's former world No. 1 men's doubles Koo Kie

Lee Chong Wei moves up to No. 99 in world rankings after US Open triumph

Kuala Lumpur: Lee Chong Wei who had recently slumped to No.

Video: Badminton is the most "dangerous" sport on earth

Hanoi: Thanks to the quick work of a match referee, no-one w

Carolina Marin Receives Sport Merit Royal Order

Madrid: The winner of 2014 BWF Badminton World Championships

The love story of Derek Wong and Vanessa Neo

By Cheryl Tay The love story of Singapore badminton players

Recommended badminton news for you