New Delhi: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Thursday regained the number one spot in world badminton rankings by toppling Spaniard Carolina Martin to whom she had lost in the summit clash of the just-concluded World Championships.
Olympic bronze medallist Saina, who was beaten by Carolina at Jakarta on Sunday, dethroned the Spaniard and the Indian now sits pretty with 82792 points in the latest BWF ranking released on Thursday.
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The 26-year-old Indian had first become the World No. 1 in March after her maiden win at the Indian Open. She lost her top spot soon after that before regaining it again in May. She eventually was dethroned from the numero uno position by Carolina in June.