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Badminton Rankings: Lakshya Sen make BIG gains, breaks into top-10 after All England heroics | Badminton News


India’s ace shuttler Lakshya Sen has damaged into the highest 10 of the boys’s singles badminton world rankings.

This is for the primary time that Sen has cracked the top-10, taking over the ninth spot within the newest rankings launched by BWF on Tuesday.

The 20-year-old Sen has been in prime type since clinching the world championships bronze medal final yr and received the India Open in January. Lakshya additionally made the ultimate of the German Open, earlier this month and adopted it by the sensational ultimate look within the All England Open on Sunday which helped him in leaping two spots to ninth.

The younger shuttler completed runner-up in a powerful discipline on the All England, beating defending champion Lee Zee Jia and world bronze medallist Anders Antonsen on the way in which to the ultimate.

In the All England ultimate, Viktor Axelsen defeated Sen by 21-10, 21-15 at Utilita Arena in Birmingham. After collaborating in that ultimate, Sen is now solely the fifth Indian – after Prakash Nath (1947), Prakash Padukone (1980 and 1981), Pullela Gopichand (2001), and Saina Nehwal (2015) – to make the summit conflict of All England.

Sen presently has 74,786 factors within the males’s singles rankings. Top of the boys’s singles record is being headed by Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen of Denmark, adopted by Japan’s Kento Momota and one other Dane Anders Antonsen.

In the boys’s doubles rankings, the star duo of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy additionally moved up a spot to equal their career-best rating of seventh.

In the ladies’s doubles, the teenage pair of Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand additionally reached their career-best rating of 34, leaping 12 spots.

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