Malvika Bansod Is India No. 2 in U-15 girls singles

Malvika Bansod.

Malvika Bansod.

NAGPUR: Malvika Bansod, a student of Centre Point School, Dabha has progressed well in her badminton career this week where she has raised to her career high as India No.2 in her U 15 girls category. She has a overall of 1125 points to her credit while the first possition is shared by Aakarshi Kashyap of Chattisgarh and Vaishnavi Jakka Reddy of Telangana with 1200 points each.

She got selected in the Indian Side where she will took part of the Indain Badminton team ever first time her badminton career where she participated in the Asian Junior Championships.

She was ranked No. 8 when she started off this year, her runner up position at the last all India tournament at Gulbarga and a match point loss in the U-15 girls’ singles final against Gayatri Gopichand put her in the No.2 spot.

“It was a pleasant surprise for me. For the last one year, I was trying to crack into first four rankings, which would have enabled me to get selected for representing India in overseas tournaments. I want to give all the credit to my coach Kiran Makode,” Malvika told TOI on Wednesday.

Other ranking results includes, Gayatri Gopichand and Vaishnavi Reddy, U 15 Girls Doubles rank No.1, Ritika Thaker and her partner Simran Singhi of Mumbai suburban No. 2.

Indian Badminton Junior Players World Rankings as of 5th September 2013

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

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Here is a quick look at the latest rankings within Top 50 players in badminton world junior rankings this week.

Badminton world junior rankings of this week

  • Three Indians in Men’s Singles Juniors
  • Three Indians in Women’s Singles Juniors
  • Two Indian teams in Men’s Doubles Juniors
  • Two Indian players in Women’s Doubles Juniors
  • Two Indian players in Mixed Doubles Juniors

Men’s Singles – Juniors

We have three Indians in the top 50 Men’s Singles Junior players in the world this week.

Harsheel Dani
Harsheel Dani
  • 5: Harsheel Dani remains unchanged on 5th position.
  • 14: Rohit Yadav remains unchanged on 14th position.
  • 20: Aditya Joshi have moved up one position from 21st to 20th position.

Women’s Singles – Juniors

We have three ladies in the top 50 Women’s Singles Junior players in the world this week.

Ruthvika Shivani
Ruthvika Shivani
  • 6: Ruthvika Shivani remains unchanged on 6th position.
  • 19: Rituparna Das remains unchanged on 19th position.
  • 22: P.V.Sindhu remains unchanged on 22nd position.

Men’s Doubles – Juniors

We have two men from India in the Top 50 Men’s Doubles Junior players in the world this week.

  • 46: Santosh Ravuri has dropped by two positions this week to 46th position.
  • 47: Hema Nagendra Babu remains unchanged on 47th position.

Women’s Doubles – Juniors

We have two women from India in the Top 50 Women’s Doubles Junior players in the world this week.

  • 42: J.Meghana has dropped by one positions this week from 41st to 42nd position.
  • 43: K.Maneesha also dropped by one positions this week to 43rd position.

Mixed Doubles – Juniors

We have two women from India in the Top 50 Mixed Doubles Junior players in the world this week.

  • 28: K.Maneesha has dropped by two positions this week to 28th position.
  • 43: J.Meghana also dropped by three positions this week to 43rd position.

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