Badminton World Federation (BWF) on 21 May 2015 released the latest single’s rankings. The ranking was topped by Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal. She was followed by Li Xuerui of China.
Saina Nehwal regained the top position ahead of the Australian Open. In April 2015, she secured the number one position for the first time. But she subsequently slipped from the top spot.
She has won two titles in 2015 -India Open Super series and India Grand Prix Gold, and also reached the final of the prestigious All England Open, which is a Super Series Premier event.
Meanwhile, Nehwal's compatriot and two-time World Championship bronze medalist PV Sindhu dropped to number 12.
In men’s singles, K Srikanth retained his fourth place. Even P Kashyap and HS Parnnoy also maintained their 13th and 15th positions, respectively.
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When: 21 May 2015