Daily Archives: June 27, 2013

Hyderabad – All India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament 2013

The All India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament 2013 is currently held at Film Nagar Cultural Centre in Hyderabad. We will be bringing you the full coverage of this event.

Tournament Results (All Finals)

  • Under 19 Boys Singles: Second seeded Aditya Joshi of Air India defeated top seeded Harsheel Dani of Air India 18-21, 21-10, 21-18.
  • Under 19 Girls Singles: Second seeded Reshma Karthik of Air Ind.ia defeated top seeded Ruthvika Shivani of Andhra Pradesh 21-18 21-16
  • Under 19 Boys Doubles: Second seeded Chaitanya Reddy and Santosh Ravuri of Andhra Pradesh defeated top seeded Shyam Prasad of Kerala and Shlok Ramchandran of Maharashtra 14-21, 22-20, 21-18.
  • Under 19 Girls Doubles: Top seeded Meghana and Maneesha of Andhra Pradesh defeated seventh seeded Sruthi and Farha Mather of Kerala 21-16, 21-18.
  • Under 19 Mixed Doubles: Top seeded Sanyam Shukla of Chandigarh and Meghna of Andhra Pradesh defeated unseeded Santosh Ravuri and Maneesha of Andhra Pradesh 21-12, 21-10.


  • Under 17 Boys Singles: Second seeded Daniel Farid of Karnataka defeated 12th seeded Sankith, also from Karnataka 21-14, 21-17.
  • Under 17 Girls Singles: Top seeded Ruthvika Shivani of Andhra Pradesh defeated third seeded Shriyanshi Pardeshi of Madhya Pradesh 21-18, 18-21, 21-13.
  • Under 17 Boys Doubles: Second seeded Arjun from Kerala and Chirag Shetty from Maharashtra defeated third seeded Rohan Kapoor of Delhi and Saurabh Sharma of Haryana 21-15, 13-21, 21-13.
  • Under 17 Girls Doubles: Mahima Aggarwal of Karnataka and Shikha Gautam of Maharashtra defeated Kanika Kanwal of Delhi and Shriyanshi Pardeshi of Madhya Pradesh 21-11, 21-15.

Congratulations to all the winners.


About the Tournament:

Name: All India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament 2013

Dates: 23rd June to 29th June 2013

Venue: Film Nagar Cultural Centre

Address: Film Nagar Cultural Centre, Film Nagar, Hyderabad (Map Provided Below)

Contact Phone: 9885540400 (I.V.Soma Raju)

Email: fnccclub@yahoo.co.in

Prizes: Details Not Available


  • Under 17: Boys Singles, Boys Doubles, Girls Singles, Girls Doubles
  • Under 19: Boys Singles, Boys Doubles, Girls  Singles, Girls Doubles, Mixed Doubles

Entry Fees: Details Not Available

Eligibility: Everyone in India

Deadlines: 9th June 2013

Shuttles: Details Not Available

Courts: Eight courts

Other information: None

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Indian Badminton Players World Rankings as of 27th June 2013

Let us see how our Indian players ranked overall in the World Badminton Federation (BWF) rankings this week.

Here is a quick look at the rankings within Top 50 players in badminton world rankings

  • Seven Indians in Mens Singles
  • Three Indians in Womens Singles
  • Two Indian teams in Mens Doubles
  • Two Indian teams in Womens Doubles
  • Two Indian teams in Mixed Doubles

The star of this week is Arundhati Pantawane – Congratulations for breaking into the World 50 rankings for the first time.


Mens Singles

We have seven Indians in the top 50 Mens Singles players in the world this week.

Sai Praneeth moved up 15 positions this week
Sai Praneeth moved up 5 positions this week
  • 13: Parupalli Kashyap has dropped from 11th to 13th position after Tommy Sugiarto of Indonesia (winner of Singapore Open 2013 ), Mark Zwiebler of Germany and Takuma Ueda of Japan leaped ahead of him due to very good performances.
  • 22: R.M.V.Gurusaidutt improved from 23rd to 22nd position
  • 24: Ajay Jayaram improved one by going from 25th to 24th position.
  • 37: Sourabh Varma remained unchanged this week in 37th position.
  • 40: Sai Praneeth had the biggest jump this week. He moved up by 5 positions, all based on his good performances recently.
  • 41: K.Srikanth continues to climb ahead after his victory in the Thailand Open and has now improved by one more rank.
  • 43: Anand Pawar dropped five positions from 38th to 43rd.

Womens Singles

We have three ladies now in the top fifty women players in the world this week.

Arundhati Pantawane

Arundhati Pantawane

  • 3: Saina Nehwal has inched up from 4th to 3rd position but that is purely due to the ranking calculations and does not reflect her recent loss of form. (Please remember she has not won a single major tournament in 2013!)
  • 12: P.V.Sindhu has remain unchanged in the 12th position.
  • 49: Arundhati Pantawane: Arundhati has jumped up by 10 positions this week – due to her good performance over a period of time.

Mens Doubles

We have two mens doubles teams from India in the top fifty mens doubles players in the world this week.

  • 38: Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Akshay Dewalkar remain unchanged this week.
  • 42: Arun Vishu and Tarun Kona improved by just one position – not due to any improvement in form, but due to the ranking calculation.

Womens Doubles

We have two womens doubles teams from India in the top fifty womens doubles players in the world this week. This is good progress for Indian womens doubles teams.

  • 28: Ashwini Ponnappa and Pradnya Gadre moved up four positions this week and this is due to  their good performance this week. They continue to climb the ladder and should be in top 10 with good performances
  • 46: Aparna Balan and Siki Reddy moved up three positions this week. Keep up the good work.

Mixed Doubles

We have two Indian teams in Mixed Doubles from India in the top 50.

  • 29: Tarun Kona and Ashwini Ponnappa dropped one position this week.
  • 46: Arun Vishnu and Aparna Balan jumped up nine positions to break into the Top 50 for the first time.

Lets hope we see more Indians in the top 50 in the future weeks.