Saina, Sindhu retain positions in Badminton World Federation rankings

Updated: May 09, 2013, 16:42 PM IST

New Delhi: London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and rising shuttler P V Sindhu have retained their respective second and 13th spots in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday.

London Olympics quarter-finalist Parupalli Kashyap has also maintained his 11th position in the men`s singles list.

Sindhu, who rose two places to reach her career-best No.13 last week, recently lifted her maiden Grand Prix Gold title in Malaysia, but that did not help her gain any position in the list.

Meanwhile, R M V Gurusaidutt climbed up a spot to 27 and K Srikanth gained five places to be 47.

But Mumbai`s Ajay Jayaram, Madhya Pradesh`s Sourabh Varma and Anand Pawar lost points.

Jayaram lost three places to be at 30, while Varma and Pawar, after climbing down a position each, were at 36th and 43rd psoitions, respectively.