Sindhu enters top-10 in world rankings

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Backed by her bronze medal-winning performance at the World Championships last week, P.V. Sindhu entered the top-10 of the women's singles rankings for the first time in her career.

In the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings, released Thursday, the 18-year-old jumped two places to No.10 while citymate Saina Nehwal retained her No.4 position.

After reaching the men's singles quarterfinals of the Worlds, Parupalli Kashyap also rose three places to be ranked World No.14 in the men's singles rankings.

R.M.V. Gurusaidutt and Ajay Jayaram maintained their respective No.20 and No.24 positions.

However, no Indian figures in the top-25 list of the men's, women's and mixed sections of the doubles events.

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