New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth, who won the Indonesia Open title last week, jumped 11 places to be at the 11th spot in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) ranking on Thursday.

Kidambi Srikanth (Image Source: Getty Images)

The former World No.3 Guntur player, who is in his prime form, now has 51,603 points in his kitty.

Among other shuttlers, giant killer H.S. Prannoy, who stunned Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei and China’s Chen Long in the Indonesia Open, improved four places to be at the 21st spot with 43,075 points.

H.S. Prannoy (Image Source: Getty Images)

But Ajay Jayaram and B. Sai Praneeth slipped two places to occupy the 15th and 16th spot respectively.

In women’s singles, Saina Nehwal and Rio Olympic silver medallist P.V. Sindhu dropped one spot each and are now at the fourth and 16th positions respectively.

Saina Nehwal (left) and PV Sindhu (right)


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