Monday, April 18, 2011

Badminton - Best Player

Q. Who is the Best Badminton Player in the world today?

Badminton is played as 5 different events, the Men's Singles, the Women's Singles, the Men's Doubles, the Women's Doubles and the Mixed Doubles event. And each event has separate world rankings which serve as an indication of the approximate playing strength of the badminton players.

Badminton - Best Players across all the 5 events based on latest rankings are as below:

The highest rated badminton player in Men's Singles as per BWF (Badminton World Federation's) currently is 'Lee Chong Wei' of Malaysia. The other best badminton player in the event is 'Lin Dan' of China who has won every single title of note in badminton. Lin Dan is also the reigning Olympic badminton champion.

In the women's singles the Best badminton player as per the BWF current world ranking is Shixian Wang of China. She is followed in rankings by Yihan Wang of China, and Saina Nehwal of India.

In the men's doubles event, the best badminton pair as per world rankings is 'Mathias Boe' and 'Carsten Mogensen' of Denmark.

The best women's doubles badminton players as per rankings is 'Wen Hsing Chen' and 'Yu Chin Chien' of Chinese Taipei.

And the best mixed doubles players as per rankings is the pair of 'Nan Zhang' and 'Yunlei Zhao' of China.

*Note: The above information is as per the rankings dated 18/4/2011. Rankings are released by BWF once in every week.


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