BWF rankings: Srikanth slips to No.12, Jwala-Ashwini rise to 14

New Delhi: Olympic-bound men’s singles shuttler K Srikanth of India slipped a place to be ranked World No. 12 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings.

2010 Commonwealth Games champion duo of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa, who made the cut for their second Olympics, rose one rung to be World No.14 in women’s doubles.

In women’s singles, Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu, who will be representing India at the Rio Games, were static at No. 8 and No. 10.

Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy, who became the first Indian men’s doubles pair to play in the Olympics, slipped a spot to be positioned at the 20th spot.

Among others, H S Prannoy jumped two places to reach the 25th spot, while Ajay Jayaram lost a spot to be placed 21st in the men’s singles rankings which is topped by China’s Chen Long. (ANI)