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BWF World Rankings: Ashwini Ponnappa-Tanisha Crasto Up By Four, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty Steady At Two

The Indian Women's Doubles pairing of Ashwini Ponnappa and Tanisha Crasto is up by four in the latest BWF World Rankings, moving to 28th. Meanwhile, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty remain steady at number two

Ashwini Ponnappa (left) and Tanisha Crasto (right)
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Indian women's doubles pair, Ashwini Ponnappa and Tanisha Crasto, jumped four places to reach world number 28 in the latest BWF rankings. (Badminton News)

Ashwini, 36, and her 20-year-old partner Tanisha, who started playing together only in January this year, finished runners-up at the Syed Modi International Super 300 tournament in Lucknow on Sunday.

The duo earlier won the Nates International Challenge and Abu Dhabi Masters Super 100. 

Priyanshu Rajawat, who had reached the semi-finals in men's singles, also gained a place to break into the top-30.

All other Indian singles players stayed static with HS Prannoy (8) remaining the top ranked shuttler from the country, followed by PV SIndhu (12), Lakshya Sen (17) and Kidambi Srikanth (24).

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty occupied the world number 2 spot, while Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand stayed at 19th position.

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