Shuttler Sindhu rises to second spot in BWF rankings

Share

The Rio Olympic silver medallist was awarded 9200 points because of her India Open success which has pushed her total points to 75759 after making the necessary adjustments for the 52-week points system.

The Rio Olympic silver medalist, Sindhu recently won India Open title with her stellar performance as she defeated arch-rival Carolina Marine in straight sets (21-19 21-16).

543 civilians killed in Iraq violence in March
The report said an Iraqi Air Force strike in far western Iraq had killed Ayad al-Jumaili and several other regional IS commanders. The strike also destroyed a multimedia operation team, another Defense Department official said, on condition of anonymity.

This was also Sindhu' second Superseries title after the China Open previous year while she also reached the finals at Hong Kong Super Series to qualify for BWF World Super Series Final in Dubai. The Indian combine lost to Chinese Taipei's Liao Kuan Hao and Lu Chia Pin 21-18, 18-21, 17-21.

Sameer was the only Indian men's singles player to make it to the quarter-finals.

Audi A3 Launched In India, Prices Start From Rs. 30.5 Lakh
It is the same unit that does duty on the new-gen Audi A4 and even the Q3 and makes 148 bhp and develops 250 Nm of torque . The cabin remains largely similar to the outgoing model but Audi has made some minor tweaks.

Earlier, Ajay Jayaram advanced to the second round after recording a comfortable 21-11, 21-8 win over China's Qiao Bin. He is the only Indian in fray at the Malaysia Open after defeating fourth seed Viktor Axelsen of England 9-21, 21-14, 21-19 in the second round on Thursday. Jayaram, however, has lost one spot and has dropped from world No 19 to 20th this week.

North Korea fires ballistic missile into East Sea
Trump has said repeatedly that Kim is behaving "very badly" and China has done little to bring its neighbor into line. Pacific Command's initial assessments indicate the type of missile was a KN-15 medium-range ballistic missile.

Share