|Vũ Thị Trang of Việt Nam ranks No 39 in the badminton world. — Photo hanoimoi.com.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Vũ Thị Trang of Việt Nam has risen to No 39 in the badminton world rankings released on Thursday.
The nation’s top female player moved up one spot from last week.
It is her best ranking, which previously held last September.
Trang recently competed at the Orléans International in France where she entered the second round and the semi-finals of the Finnish Open last week.
Nguyễn Thùy Linh is down to No 70.
Trang’s teammate and husband Nguyễn Tiến Minh, however, dropped to No 54.
Minh also took part in these two events but was knocked out in the early rounds.
In the women’s doubles, Trang and partner Nguyễn Thị Sen jumped three places to No 54.
Đỗ Tuấn Đức and Phạm Như Thảo are down to No 54 in the mixed doubles.
Bảo Minh and Dương Bảo Đức stayed No 77 in the men’s doubles.
Next ranking will be announced on April 21. — VNS