Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Thursday regained the number one position in international rankings after China's Li Xuerui dropped a couple of rungs to third in the latest list issued on Thursday.
Indian ace Parupalli Kashyap continued his impressive form, advancing to the semifinals of Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament but young H S Prannoy was left ruing his luck as a foot injury saw him concede his quarterfinal match here.
Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap and young H S Prannoy registered contrasting wins in the men's singles to enter the second round of the Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament, here on Wednesday.
Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal has withdrawn from USD 300,000 Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament to recharge her batteries after competing at the highest level for the last few weeks.
Brimming with confidence after a good performance in the Indonesia last week, Olympic-bound Indian shuttler P Kashyap will look to continue his giant-killing run when he starts his campaign at the Singapore Open Super Series on Wednesday.