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Jun 12, 2014 at 04:58pm IST

Shuttler Srikanth drops 10 places in rankings

New Delhi: Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth dropped a dramatic 10 places in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) men's singles rankings released on Thursday to be positioned at No. 23 currently.

The 21-year-old Srikanth, who achieved a career high ranking of No.13 two weeks ago, suffered a first round exit in Tokyo at the $250,000 Japan Open Super Series Wednesday.

There was good news for Parupalli Kashyap, who rose a place to No. 20 in a list which is led by Malaysia's World No.1 Lee Chong Wei.

Shuttler Srikanth drops 10 places in rankings

A file photo of Indian shuttler K Srikanth. (PTI Photo)

Both Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu retained their No. 8 and No. 10 spots in the women's singles rankings. China's reigning Olympic champion Li Xuerui tops the list.

No Indian figures in the top-25 of the men's, women's and mixed doubles rankings.