The excellent run of HS Prannoy at the All England Championship saw him take four places to retrieve his 12th position, while Satwiksairaj Rankiredddy and Chirag Shetty, men’s double-combo, broke into the top 20 at the most recent BWF world rankings on Thursday.
The excellent All England Championship run for HS Prannoy saw him jump four spots and recover his 12th place in the international championship, with men’s double combo Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty breaking into top 20 in Thursday’s recent BWF ranking.
After recovering from football warts, Prannoy manufactured several sensational Badminton to his first quarter-finals of the All England Championships, with Satwik and Chirag entering the last eight before some of his service mistakes saw them losing to Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen. The London Olympics silver medalist pair.
Satwik and Chirag improved the position with their pre-quarterfinal finish at Birmingham.
Meanwhile, after a pre-quarterfinal finish at Birmingham, top shuttler Kidambi Srikanth (second-position) narrowed his gap with globe No. 1 Viktor Axelsen. The Danish star was injured from all over England.
In addition, at a third and twelfth place were also PV Sindhu which reached the semifinals in Birmingham, while Saina Nehwal lost the initial round.
Sai Praneeth nevertheless had a first-round exit in All England, as he dropped to 15th.
PV Sindhu is looking at the No. 1 world position next season but said that she won’t lose sleep on rankings because consistent performance automatically earns her one place.
For about two months in the latter half of this season, Sindhu has won World No. 2 career-best.
I just have to play well and I know I will automatically be in it, “said Sindhu, who led Chennai Smashers to 4-3 win over PBL on Wednesday night.” Therefore, I don’t think much about ranks; I’m going to have to play well, so I know I can play well. “I’m going to play in the next season,” she says.
In addition to finishing second at the World Championships, Hong Kong Open and Dubai Super Series Finals this year, the 22-year-old has won the Syed Modi GPG, India Open and The Korea Open.
After her epic world championship final against Nazomi Okuhara, Sindhu feels that the length of women’s singles matches has risen.
“World Championship was the longest match of my side, and afterwards I saw games prolonged like one and a half hours in women’s singles, although the scores were here and there. I think every game is going to be 40minutes,” Sindhu said.
“There are Chinese, Japanese, Okuhara, Tai Tzu Ying on the current circuit, so I don’t believe there are any more brief matches.”
Asked if she ever felt pressure when the audience cheered for her, Sindhu said, “It truly feels very nice to play in India. It motivates me when the audience shouts for me. I performed in Dubai recently, and I was very pleased with the enormous assistance I received there.
Expectations will always be there, but we’ve got to play our game and give our best. I don’t feel any pressure, she said.
According to the new BWF timetable, the India Open Super Series will take place by the end of January next year.
Asked if the rejig of the tournaments had an effect on the preparing, Sindhu said: some of the tournaments are changing here and there every year. More tournaments are being added, and we can’t complain about that. It doesn’t matter if the date and time of the tournaments shift here and there.
Coming back after recovering from shoulder injury, Sameer Verma, who had clinched the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold earlier this season, said that PBL is a good platform to judge his fitness and play.
I’ll see the next match as winning so I’m looking into it like a super series that I can continue winning. It’ll help me next season, he said. I’m not going to win the game, but PBL is nice because there are so many top players.
Sameer said he will stay fit for a long time next season after the Japan Open in September.
“There’s something I’ve realized that it’s important to be fit in the long term,” he said. “I was tiring my body even if I didn’t get outcomes.
PV Sindhu has held her fifth place in the Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) female singles ranking, whereas her fellow countryman Saina Nehwal remained eight. Following an injury release compelled her to miss the Indonesia Open and the Japan Open, Nehwal will compete at the Thailand Open.
The silver medals winner of the Rio Olympics, Sindhu has had a two-day runner-up in Indonesia Open, losing to the Japanese shuter Akane Yamaguchi on both occasions. Shinshu lost in the fourth-final of the Japan Open.
With their eyes set to the BWF World Championships, which are held August 19th and 25th, the Hyderabad shuttle has withdrawn from the Thailand Open.
Meanwhile, after successive victories in Indonesia and in the home country, Yamaguchi has overtaken China’s Tai Tzu Ying into the world number one.
Tai is followed by Nozomi Okuhara of Yamaguchi in number three, and Chen Yufei of China in number four.
In men’s singles, after victory in Japan, Kento Momota strengthened his number one world place in men’s singles. The 10th place is Kidambi Srikanth followed by the 13th place by Sameer Verma.
Sindhu has retained fifth position in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) women’s single ranking, while her fellow Indian Saina Nehwal has stayed eight.
After she had been compelled out of injury to miss the Indonesian Open and Japan Open, Nehwal will compete at the Thailand Open.
Sindhu, the silver Olympic champions in Rio, has had a quinquennial roller coaster, finishing in the Indonesia Open race and lost to Japanese shuttle Akane Yamaguchi in the quarter-end.
With its eyes set on the BWF World Championship, which is held from August 19 and 25, the Hyderabad shuttle has retired from the continuing Thailand Open.
In the meantime, after successive successes in Indonesia and in the home country, Yamaguchi has overtaken Tai Tzu Ying in Taipei, China, to become the world leader.
Tai is joined by Teammate Nozomi OKuhara Yamaguchi at Number 3 and Number four by Chinese Chen Yufei.
In men’s singles, after winning in Japan, Kento Momota strengthened his number one place on men’s singles. The 10th place is Kidambi Srikanth, followed by the 13th place by Samaer Verma.