Saina overtook German Juliane Schenk and Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying to rise up the ladder. The runner-up of the Lucknow event PV Sindhu entered the top-10 for the second time in her career.

The World Championship bronze medallist equaled her best ranking (No.10) by rising a place.

Men's singles runner-up at Lucknow Kidambi Srikanth made a remarkable leap of 10 places to be ranked No.20, overtaking Mumbai's Ajay Jayaram, who dropped a place to No.22. Parupalli Kashyap is the best ranked Indian male shuttler at No.18.

(Agencies)

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