Teenage sensation from Uttarakhand, Lakshya Sen, has clinched the top spot in the latest BWF Junior Rankings. PV Sindhu has overtaken Saina Nehwal and reached a career best ranking of 6, while Kidambi Srikanth fell out of the top 20 making Ajay Jayaram the highest ranked Indian in the new rankings.
Teenager Lakshya Sen has become the top-ranked junior men's player in the latest BWF rankings. Lakshya, who hails from Uttarakhand, swapped places with Taiwan's
More power to young Lakshya Sen! Congratulations for the achievement. 👍 pic.twitter.com/dnwg9fxwaV— BAI Media (@BAI_Media) February 2, 2017
Sen has been training at Prakash Padukone's badminton academy in Bangalore since he was 10 and is supported by the Olympic Gold Quest. He has benefited from training with India's only Junior World Champion, Saina Nehwal.
Former World No. 1 Saina Nehwal though, dropped one place to No. 9, and the incumbent PV Sindhu, leapfrogged her Indian counterpart along with Akane Yamaguchi and Li Xuerui to reach a career high ranking of