Indian Olympic star and ace stutter PV Sindhu has entered into the top 5 of BWF World Ranking in Women’s singles category. This is the best ranking that the shuttler has achieved in her career. According to the latest revision in the ranking on BWF website PV Sindhu climbed a place to attain the career best ranking of 5 while Saina Nehwal, retained her ranking at number 9.
The top spot was occupied by Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu Ying while the Olympic champion Carolina Marin from Spain remained on second spot. Marin is the only European in the top 10 at the moment. This shows how dominant the Asian players have been in recent past. Third and fourth positions in the top 10 list are occupied by Sung Ji Hyun from Korea and Sun Yu from China, respectively.
PV Sindhu has been doing tremendously well in her recent encounters. Her career has seen a drastic upturn after her splendid performance in the Olympics. After winning silver at Rio Olympics 2016, she has continued to do well in major tournaments winning the 2016 China Open and 2017 Syed Modi International Badminton Championships. She is currently being coached by Gopichand and has become the number one badminton player in the country.
The best part about PV Sindhu’s career is that she has age by her side. She has achieved number 5 spot in BWF Ranking at the age of 21 which is a remarkable feat. Her maturity, passion, agility and performance on court often tend to put a lid on her age. Sindhu has all the potential to carry forward he legacy of Saina Nehwal who has been struggling with injuries over the last couple of years.
The SportsRush’s Take
PV Sindhu is currently making India proud by her performances in international tournaments. Further the fact that she is training under the tutelage of Pullela Gopichand makes the nation rest assured that she is in able hands. PV Sindhu plays a fearless brand of badminton which symbolizes aggression, attack and a winning mentality. The way she has been performing in recent times, it seems that she is in all probability going to become the number 1 ranked player. She is the brightest chance for India to secure a gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.