The men’s singles has a new world number one, Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen. This comes following on from his success at Badminton World Championships at the end of August in Glasgow where he became the world champion. So there’s no real surprise to see him at the top of the world rankings. There also no doubting his talent either with some trademark shots already taking the game by storm.
Son Wan Ho from South Korea drops to number two with China’s Lin Dan at three. Meanwhile in the women’s singles Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan continues her dominance of the women’s game. That said India’s Pusarla V. Sindhu is closing in moving up to second place.
Taking a quick look at the men’s doubles shows Indonesian pair Marcus Fernaldi Gideon / Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo top the rankings ahead of Denmark’s paring of Mathias Boe / Carsten Mogensen.
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Viktor Axelsen & Tai Tzu Ying Top The Rankings
|2||KOR||Son Wan Ho|
|1||TPE||Tai Tzu Ying|
|2||IND||Pusarla V. Sindhu|
|3||KOR||Sung Ji Hyun|
Moving on to the women’s doubles and Misaki Matsutomo / Ayaka Takahashi from Japan hold the coveted number one position with Chinese pair Chen Qingchen / Jia Yifan in second.
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And finally the mixed doubles sees a China one and two with Zheng Siwei / Chen Qingchen & Lu Kai / Huang Yaqiong respectively. England highest ranking Badminton players Chris Adcock and Gabrielle Adcock are down one place to number five.
Congratulations to Viktor Axelsen and Tai Tzu Ying for topping the men and women’s single rankings.