: India’s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal managed to retain the second position in the women’s singles rankings issued by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday.

London Olympic bronze medallist Saina has 80461.7444 points in her kitty.

She is placed behind reigning Olympic champion Li Xuerui (94626.7153) of China.

Among other Indians in the fray, the promising P.V. Sindhu also remained static at a career-best 16th spot.

In the rankings for men, Olympic quarterfinalist P. Kashyap also retained his career-best World No. 9 position. — PTI

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