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Star India shuttlecock HS Prannoy moved up two places to reach a career-best world number seven in men’s singles in the latest BWF rankings released on Tuesday. Commonwealth Games bronze medalists Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand also moved up two places to become world champions. 15 women’s doubles pairs in the latest list. Prannoy has 66,147 points to his kitty from 17 tournaments and remains the top-seeded Indian singles player, followed by two-time Olympic medalist PV Sindhu, who improved one spot to 11th in women’s singles.
Among other Indians in the men’s singles, Lakshya Sen and Kidambi Srikanth switched places and took 22nd and 23rd spots respectively.
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty dropped two places to seventh in the men’s doubles.
No other Indian is in the top 20.
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