Indian shuttler HS Prannoy today improved two places to reach the 15th spot in the latest BWF rankings.
Prannoy, who clinched the US Open title last month, had reached the quarterfinals at New Zealand Grand Prix Gold at Auckland last week.
Sourabh Verma, who also reached the quarters at New Zealand, also jumped five places to reach the 32nd spot while
Parupalli Kashyap jumped one place to be 46th.
Ajay Jayaram and Sameer Verma dropped a spot each. Ajay is now placed at world no 17 while Verma is at the 29th position.
Kidambi Srikanth, who clinched successive titles at Indonesia and Australia, remained at the eighth spot.
In women’s singles, Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu and London Games bronze winner Saina Nehwal continue in their same places. Sindhu is in the 5th spot while Saina remains at the16th spot.
In women’s doubles, Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy are placed at the 25th spot.
In mixed doubles, Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Sikki are steady at world no 20.