New BWF rankings (announced on May 2)


The latest BWF World Rankings released on May 2 show Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia in the men’s singles, Li Xui Rui of China in the women’s singles, Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan of Indonesia in the men’s doubles, Wang Xiao Li/Yu Yang of China in the women’s doubles, and Zhang Nan/Zhao Yun Lei in the mixed doubles at the top.
Men's Single
Women's Single
Men's Doubles
Women's Doubles
Mixed Doubles

Lee Chong Wei

Li Xuerui

Hendra Setiawan
Mohammed Ahsan

Wan Xiaoli
Yu Yang (F)

Zhang Nan
Zhao Yunlei

Chen Long

Wang Shixian

Mathias Boe
Carsten Mogensen
Bao Yixin
TANG Jinhua

Jan O Jorgensen
Wang Yihan

Hiroyuki Endo
Kenichi Hayakawa

Kamilla Rytter Juhl
Chdrinstinna Pedersen

Xu Chen
Ma Jin

Kenichi Tago
Ratchanok Intanon

Kim Ki Jung
Kim Sa Rang

Misaki Matsutomo
Ayaka Takahasi

Tommy Sugiarto

Sung Jy Hyun

Lee Sheng Mu

Reika Kakiiwa
Miyuki Maeda

Chris Adcock
Gabrielle Adcock

Du Pengyu

Liu Xiaolong
Qiu Zihan

Jang Ye Na
Kim So Young

KO Sung Hyun

Wang Zhengming

Thien How Hoon
Wee Kiong Tan

Luo Ying
Chnluo Yu


Boonsak Ponsana

Saina Nehwal


Jung Kyung Eun
Peng Soon Chan
Liu Ying Goh
Son Wan Ho


Chris Adcock
Andrew Ellis


Tien Minh Nguyen

Carolina Marin


LEE Chun Hei
CHAU Hoi Wah

Chou Tien Chen

Ko Sung Hyun
Shin Baek Choel

Ko A Ra
Yoo Hae Won

Yoo Yeon Seong
Jang Ye Na

Lee So Hee
Shing Seung Chan

Kim Ki Jung
Kim So Young
Check full ranking at : BWF World Ranking
Kim Ha Na has played consistently well in the last year
With not many players able to impress with both skill and looks, when the Korea’s Kim Ha Na began to show what she could do in international tournaments she quickly won a large following. In various events in 2013 she achieved very good results in both the women’s and mixed doubles, and her world ranking never slipped out of the Top 10.
Kim Ha Na
Kim Ha Na has been in red hot form recently
Even though she had to pull out of several major events from November last year with injury, when she returned to competition at the German Open at the end of February she took a gold and a silver and has kept up her good form ever since.
In the India Open in early April, she went on to take silvers in both the women’s doubles and mixed doubles, recording her best ever Super Series result. At present, she is ranked 6th in the world in the mixed doubles and 8th in the women’s doubles.
Chinese Taipei’s Lee/Tsai not to be underestimated in the men’s doubles 
When the men’s doubles discipline is mentioned many fans will first probably think of Indonesia and the Korea, countries that traditionally have a number of exceptional doubles players, then Denmark, Malaysia, Japan, countries that always have one or two outstanding men’s doubles pairs. However, if the players from the aforementioned countries don’t have their guard up when they play Chinese Taipei’s Lee Sheng MuTsai Chia Hsin they may well find themselves knocked out of the Thomas Cup by this capable pair. 
Now-retired Korea men’s doubles star Jung Jae Sung once said in an interview (Legendary player, now coach─“the people’s brother” Jung Jae Sung !) that Lee Sheng Mu was one of the players that had given him the biggest headache on court because he has both the abilities most needed in men’s doubles--speed and power. Lee and his partner Tsai have substantial competition experience and they are lethal from the back of the court.   
Lee Sheng Mu/Tsai Chia Hsin
Tsai Chia HsinLee Sheng Mu have an aggressive style
LeeTsai joined forced at the end of 2012. They have won titles and finished second in a number of Grand Prix Gold tournaments but had never reached the final at a Super Series event, so this year’s Singapore Open in April, at which they took the runners-up spot, was a real breakthrough for them. In the semi-final LeeTsai battled the Korea’s formidable Ko Sung HyunShin Baek Choel for 55 minutes before emerging victorious 22-20,18-21,21-14. They couldn’t overcome China’s Cai Yun/Lu Kai in the final but did bag a large number of points that propelled them up the world rankings to fifth.
The Return of the Ace: Lee Yong Dae is back
Handsome and popular Lee Yong Dae was banned from playing at the end of January after the Malaysia Open following an administrative error he committed and was forced to miss several big events in a row, causing many fans to worry. Luckily, the BWF announced on April 15 that he can return to competition, making not just fans but also the Korea national team breathe a sigh of relief.
With Lee Yong Dae, this two-time Olympic champion genius doubles player, back in the team the Korea’s chance of winning golds at the major events of this year, the Thomas Cup and the Inchon Asian Games, has increased substantially. 
Lee Yong Dae
The Korea team’s men’s doubles ace - Lee Yong Dae
( Edit by VICTOR Badminton )