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Sameer Verma moves up a spot, Sai Praneeth rises to No 16 in latest BWF ranking



New Delhi: Shuttlers Sai Praneeth and Sameer Verma improved a rung each to reach the 16th and 25th spots respectively in the latest BWF ranking.

Ajay Jayaram, who skipped the ongoing Korea Open, slipped a place to be at 17th. Kidambi Srikanth remains the best placed Indian men at eighth spot, while H S Prannoy also was static at the 18th position.

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Female shuttlers PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal were static at the fourth and 12th positions respectively. Women’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy slipped a place to be at the 25th spot, while mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Sikki were steady at the 20th position.

No Indian pair men’s doubles pair found a place inside the top 25.