Monday, 22 Jul 2024

BWF News

Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir’s remarkable victory at the TOTAL BWF World Championships has propelled them up the BWF World Rankings, climbing an impressive five places. This Mixed Doubles pair from Indonesia, who previously won the Olympic gold medal in Rio, now sit in third place, thanks to the 12,000 points they earned in Glasgow. This is their second win this year, following their success at the BCA Indonesia Open.

Mixed Doubles Rankings

The top spot in the Mixed Doubles category is still held by Zheng Siwei and Chen Qingchen from China, with a commanding lead of 95,137 points. Lu Kai and Huang Yaqiong, also from China, secure second place, having reached the quarter-finals in Glasgow. Bronze medalists Chris Adcock and Gabrielle Adcock from England remain in fourth place. The rest of the top ten is made up of pairs from China, Denmark, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and Hong Kong.

Men’s Singles Rankings

The World Championships has seen a significant shake-up in the Men’s Singles rankings. Newly-crowned champion Viktor Axelsen from Denmark climbs one spot to reach second place, just behind Korea’s Son Wan Ho. Meanwhile, Lin Dan from China, who won the silver medal, jumps three places to secure fourth position. Olympic champion Chen Long from China also moves up two spots to sixth place. However, Lee Chong Wei from Malaysia drops two places to seventh following a disappointing first-round exit in Glasgow. The remaining top ten spots are occupied by players from China, Chinese Taipei, India, Hong Kong, and China.

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Women’s Singles Rankings

In the Women’s Singles category, Nozomi Okuhara from Japan, the new World champion, makes a significant jump into the top ten, climbing three spots to reach ninth place. This victory follows her recent success at the Crown Group Australian Open. The top four positions remain unchanged, with Tai Tzu Ying from Chinese Taipei, Akane Yamaguchi from Japan, and Sung Ji Hyun from Korea leading the way. Pusarla V Sindhu from India, the silver medalist at the World Championships, secures fourth place. The rest of the top ten consists of players from Spain, China, China, Thailand, and China.

Men’s Doubles Rankings

Liu Cheng and Zhang Nan from China, the Men’s Doubles World champions, move up two spots to secure sixth place. Their strong performances in three World Superseries events this year, along with their World Championships victory, have contributed to their rise. Denmark’s Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen take the top spot, despite only reaching the quarter-finals in Glasgow. They replace Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen from China, who previously held the position. The remaining top five spots are occupied by pairs from Indonesia, Japan, and China.

Women’s Doubles Rankings

Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan from China, the Women’s Doubles World champions, move up to second place, just 1311 points behind Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi from Japan, who hold the top spot in the rankings. Japan has a strong presence in the top ten, with four pairs making the list. The remaining spots are occupied by pairs from Denmark, Korea, and China.

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FAQs

What is the BWF World Championships?
The BWF World Championships is an annual badminton tournament that showcases the best players from around the world. It is widely regarded as one of the most prestigious events in the sport.

Who are the current World champions in each category?
The current World champions in each category are as follows:

  • Men’s Singles: Viktor Axelsen from Denmark.
  • Women’s Singles: Nozomi Okuhara from Japan.
  • Men’s Doubles: Liu Cheng and Zhang Nan from China.
  • Women’s Doubles: Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan from China.
  • Mixed Doubles: Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir from Indonesia.

What impact does the BWF World Championships have on the rankings?
The BWF World Championships has a significant impact on the rankings, as players earn points based on their performance in the tournament. A strong showing at the World Championships can lead to players climbing the rankings and improving their overall standing in their respective categories.

Conclusion

The BWF World Championships has brought about some exciting changes in the rankings across all categories. Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir’s impressive victory has seen them rise to new heights in the Mixed Doubles rankings. Similarly, Viktor Axelsen’s triumph has propelled him to second place in the Men’s Singles category. With new World champions crowned in each category, the badminton world is buzzing with anticipation for future competitions. Stay tuned for more updates on the world of badminton at Carnegiecentre.