After clinching the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold, the Indian shuttler HS Prannoy has jumped to the 20th ranking announced by the released on Thursday by BWF . HS Prannoy performed brilliantly in this tournament beating Mark Zwebler in the finals in straight sets.
After winning the Swiss Open Grand prix gold event the Indian shuttler had gained 4,340 points in a total of 44,141. HS Prannoy had won the Indoesian Open Grand Prix Gold event in 2014. Among the other Indians in the rankings is P Kashyap who suffered an injury during the German Open Grand Prix Gold event has slipped down to number 18th while K Srikanth is the highest Indian ranked player at number 10.
In the women’s section Saina Nehwal remains at number 6 while PV Sindhu remains at number 11th spot. Saina Nehwal reached the semi-finals of the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold event.
In the men’s doubles section, Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy remains at the 19th spot while women’s doubles pair of Jwala Gutta/ Ashwini Ponappa is at the number 15th place.
All these Indian badminton players need to perform well for qualifying into the Rio Olympics. They have some important tournaments coming ahead. Ashwini Ponappa/ Gutta are currently playing the New Zealand open Grand Prix Gold event.