We are starting a new series here to track the rankings and the progress of Indian Badminton players at the national level. This series will be published in parallel with the Indian Badminton Players World Ranking that is published weekly.
Here is a quick look at the rankings within Top 50 players in badminton national rankings
- Mens Singles: Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra have the most number of players (Nine each) in the Mens Singles rankings.
- Mens Doubles: Andhra Pradesh has the most number of Mens Doubles ranking players in top 50 with 14 players from AP. Kerala is a close second with 13 players ranked within top 50 in Mens Doubles.
- Women’s Singles: Andhra Pradesh leads the pack way ahead with 21 players in top 50 in Womens Singles. Maharashtra is at a distant second place with 11 players in top 50 in this category
- Womens Doubles: Andhra Pradesh has the most number of Womens Doubles players also, with 25 players in the top 50 in this category. Maharashtra has 16 players each in the Womens Doubles in the top 50.
- Mixed Doubles: Andhra Pradesh leads the pack again with 14 players in top 50. Kerala and Karnataka share the second place with 10 players each in the Mixed Doubles category within top 50.
The star of this week is the Andhra Pradesh team for producing the maximum number of players within top 50 rankings in India in all the categories.
Srikanth K. continues to top the Mens Singles rankings in India.
- 1: Srikanth remains unchanged on 1st position
- 2: Sai Praneeth remains unchanged on 2nd position.
- 3: Guru Sai Dutt R.M.V remains unchanged on 3rd position
- 4: Parupalli Kashyap remains unchanged on 4th position
- 5: Abhimanyu Singh of Madhya Pradesh remains unchanged on 5th position
Arundhati Pantawane continues to top the Womens Singles rankings in India.
- 2: Sayali Gokhale remains unchanged on 2nd position
- 3: Tanvi Lad remains unchanged on 3rd position.
- 4: Sindhu remains unchanged on 4th position.
- 5: Thulasi P.C. remains unchanged on 5th position
Akshay Dewalkar and Pranaav Jerry Chopra continue to retain their top rankings in Mens Doubles at the National level.
- 2: Sumeeth Reddy and Manu Attri are on 2nd position.
- 3: Diju V and Alwin Francis remains unchanged third position this time.
- 4: Arun Vishnu and Tarun Kona are on 4th position in this week.
- 5: Guru Prasad and Vineeth Manuel of Karnataka also remains unchanged on 5th position.
Pradnya Gadre continue to retain her top rankings in Women’s Doubles at the National level.
- 2: Sikki Reddy from AAI and Aparna Balan share the second position this time.
- 3: Varsha Belawadi remains unchanged on 3rd position.
- 4: Nischitha G.M from Karnataka remains unchanged on fourth position.
- 5: Maneesha K. and Sanyogita Ghorpade share the fifth position this time.
Arun Vishnu and Aparna Balan are the top ranking players in Mixed Doubles in India. They continue to retain their top position.
- 2: Pradnya Gadre and Akshay Dewalkar are now ranked second in India in mixed doubles.
- 3: Tarun Kona and Ashwini Ponnappa remains unchanged on 3rd position.
- 4: Maneesha K. and Pranav Jerry Chopra are on 4th position.
- 5: Nanda Gopal is in the fifth position this time.
Congratulations to all the players and best wishes to do well in future.
For full details of all rankings please visit Badminton Association of India website