Saina Nehwal concedes World No. 1 spot to Carolina Marin

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Published: October 22, 2015 9:45:03 PM

shuttler Saina Nehwal conceded her numero uno position to All England and World champion Carolina Marin after making early exits from Japan Open and Denmark Open.

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal conceded her numero uno position to All England and World champion Carolina Marin after making early exits from Japan Open and Denmark Open.

According to the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings, Saina is 1630 points behind Spain’s Marin in women’s singles. Both the players have reached the second round of the ongoing French Open Super Series.

Meanwhile, two-time World Championship bronze medallist PV Sindhu maintained her position at world number 13 after reaching her maiden Super Series final at Denmark Open.

Indian players also lost spots in men’s singles as Kidambi Srikanth (six), Parupalli Kashyap (10) and HS Prannoy (17) dropped down the rankings chart.

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