Sourabh Verma misplaced within the ultimate on the Syed Modi Worldwide badminton match. © Twitter
Using on his runners-up end on the Syed Modi Worldwide, Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma on Tuesday achieved a career-best rating of world no.29 within the newest BWF rating. The 26-year-old from Madhya Pradesh, who had reached world no.30 in 2012, had a good season wherein he claimed two BWF Tremendous 100 titles at Hyderabad and Vietnam and in addition received the Slovenia Worldwide collection in Might. On Sunday, Sourabh, a three-time nationwide champion, entered his maiden ultimate of a Tremendous 300 occasion at Lucknow earlier than shedding to Chinese language Taipei’s Wang Tzu Wei.
Nonetheless, his progress to the summit conflict noticed him bounce seven locations and seize the 29th spot. India thus grew to become the one nation to have six shuttlers inside the highest 30.
China is subsequent finest with 5 gamers inside the highest 30. Amongst others, younger lady shuttler Ashmita Chaliha, who had received the Tata Open India Worldwide Problem and Dubai Worldwide Problem final 12 months, additionally made an enormous bounce of 18 locations to interrupt into the highest 100.
The 20-year-old from Guwahati had reached the pre-quarterfinals at Lucknow final week in her solely look in a Tremendous 300 match.
She had earlier entered semifinals of White Nights Worldwide problem in July this 12 months. There was no change within the rating of prime gamers PV Sindhu (World No 6) and Saina Nehwal (world no 10), who had skipped the Syed Modi Worldwide.
Kidambi Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth, who misplaced within the quarters and second spherical final week, additionally remained static at world no 12 and 11 respectively.