Kashyap out of top 10, Sindhu rises to 13

Updated: May 02, 2013, 18:35 PM IST

New Delhi: London Olympics quarter-finalist, Parupalli Kashyap dropped out of the men`s singles top-10 while rising shuttler P V Sindhu rose two places to reach a career-best of No.13 in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday.

Kashyap, who had achieved a career-high of World No.6 last week, suffered a reversal of fortunes due to his first round exit at the recently concluded India Open. The Hyderabadi shuttler dropped five places to be ranked 11.

Mumbai`s Ajay Jayaram, who had reached the India Open quarters last week, jumped three places to 27 while RMV Gurusaidutt gained five places to be placed at 28. Madhya Pradesh`s Sourabh Verma rose a rung to 35.

Anand Pawar, who had reached the semifinals for his best performance at a Super Series event, jumped 11 places to 42 while B Sai Praneeth moved up 15 places to 47.

K Srikkanth rose 11 places to 52 while H S Prannoy jumped 21 places to career-best 55.

In the women`s singles, London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal retained her second position in the world rankings despite making the second round exit at India Open.