Sameer Verma reaches career-best World No 23rd ranking Sameer Verma, who clinched (जीता) his maiden Grand Prix title at the Syed Modi International tournament last month, jumped 11 places to reach the 23rd spot in the latest BWF world ranking released. The 22-year-old from Madhya Pradesh, who had clinched the National championship and also reached the finals of Hong Kong Super Serieslast year, now has 40,462 points. The best-placed Indian men’s shuttler is Ajay Jayaram at the 19th spot while H S Prannoy is at the 21st spot after improving two places. Saina Nehwal, who clinched the Malaysia Masters to start the season on a wining note, slipped a place to stay at the 10th place, while PV Sindhu is static at the fifth spot in women’s singles ranking.
Mixed doubles combination of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy were placed at the 13th spot, while Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy were at the 23rd spot after gaining (प्राप्त कर रहा है) a place in men’s doubles.
|clinched||जीता||Definitions of clinch|
confirm or settle (a contract or bargain).
to clinch a business deal
synonyms: secure, settle, conclude, close, pull off, bring off, complete, confirm, seal, finalize, sew up, wrap up
grapple at close quarters, especially (of boxers) so as to be too closely engaged for full-arm blows.
He would stay close enough to always clinch as soon as Rahman set to punch.
synonyms: grapple, wrestle, struggle, scuffle