Saina rises to World No.2

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) After dropping to the third spot, Saina Nehwal has risen a place to be ranked No.2 in women’s singles, in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday.

Double World Championship medallist P.V. Sindhu is still ranked No.14.

In men’s singles, while Kidambi Srikanth retained his World No.3 spot, Parupalli Kashyap made a return to the top-10 when he rose two places to be ranked No.10 following an impressive performance at the Indonesia Open earlier this month where he also beat current World No.1 Chen Long of China.

H.S. Prannoy stayed at No.13.

Meanwhile, Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa also rose two places to be ranked No.15 in women’s doubles.

There is no Indian representation in the top-25 of men’s and mixed doubles.

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