India’s Tasneem Mir turns into Junior World No. 1 in BWF Rankings; Anupama Upadhyay, Shankar Muthusamy in top-10

Tasneem Mir on Wednesday grew to become world primary within the Underneath-19 women’ singles. The Badminton World Federation (BWF) launched its newest junior rankings which introduced a smile to Tasneem Mir’s face.

Tasneem Mir, 16, additionally grew to become the primary Indian badminton participant to attain the World No. 1 standing. Telangana’s Samia Imad Farooqui got here near changing into world No 1 final 12 months when she jumped to the second spot within the BWF Junior Rankings.

Kishori Tasneem from Gujarat gained 4 junior worldwide tournaments, together with three in 2021, and rose to the primary spot within the junior world rankings.

Tasneem was top-10 within the Underneath-19 women’ singles rankings in 2021, however her excellent efficiency late final 12 months helped her regain the highest spot.

Proficient Tasneem has been coaching on the Assam Badminton Academy in Guwahati for the previous few years. Tasneem was extraordinarily comfortable after changing into the world primary amongst juniors.

tasneem advised Sportskeeda:

“Lastly, my dream got here true as I grew to become the world No. 1 within the junior class. I’m grateful to my dad and mom, members of the family, Gujarat Authorities, Sports activities Authority of India, coaches and help employees. I’m additionally grateful to my properly wishers and sponsors, Gujarat Badminton Affiliation and Badminton Affiliation of India, for his or her continued help in my journey to change into No. 1 on the earth.”

Tasneem, who’s backed by OGQ, hoped to rise to the highest.

“I’ve executed very properly in junior worldwide tournaments final 12 months and was wanting ahead to prime. That is nice information for me. After reaching the highest within the junior class, I want to enhance my rating within the senior class this season. Any longer I’ll solely play in ladies’s singles in worldwide competitions.”

Quick rising Indian teenager Tasneem will participate in two worldwide tournaments subsequent month. She has been coaching laborious in Guwahati beneath the watchful eyes of Indonesian coach Edwin Iriyawan.

Tasneem Mir is just 16 years old now (Photo Credits: Badminton Photos)
Tasneem Mir is simply 16 years previous now (Photograph Credit: Badminton Images)

Will concentrate on ladies’s singles now: Tasneem Miro

Tasneem, whose youthful brother Mohammad Ali Mir can be the Gujarat state junior champion and trains with him in Guwahati, will concentrate on ladies’s singles this 12 months.

“I might be collaborating within the Iran Worldwide Problem which can begin from February 7. Then after a spot of ten days I’ll journey to Uganda to play one other event. I need to do properly within the senior class now,” Tasneem stated.

Tasneem is ranked 602 in ladies’s singles as she didn’t play a lot within the senior class. She solely performed within the Bangladesh Worldwide Problem final 12 months the place she reached the pre-quarterfinals.

On her Indian senior debut, Tasneem shocked Indian teammate Aditi Bhatt in straight video games. Nonetheless, his scintillating begin was stopped by senior counterpart Akarshi Kashyap in three matches in Bangladesh.

Tasneem additionally represented India within the Thomas and Uber Cup held in Denmark final 12 months.

Combined doubles pair Tasneem Mir and Ayan Rashid (Assam) completed runners-up within the 2020 President’s Cup Nepal Junior Worldwide Sequence.

Tasneem Mir and Anupama Upadhyay in top-10 junior world rankings

Other than Tasneem, Anupama Upadhyay additionally options within the top-10 listing of World Junior Rankings. Haryana’s 17-year-old Anupama had a profitable 2021, serving to her attain the top-10 rating for the primary time in her profession.

Anupama, who has been coaching on the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy in Bengaluru for the previous few years, additionally gained the 2021 Infosys Open. Anupama dealt a blow to high-ranked Mugdha Agre within the first spherical of the continuing Indian Open event in New Delhi on Tuesday.

S Shankar Muthusamy Subramaniam is fifth in U-19 boys’ singles

Tamil Nadu’s S Shankar Muthusamy Subramaniam has moved as much as the fifth spot within the Underneath-19 boys’ singles with 6340 factors. He’s the one Indian shuttler within the top-10. Proficient southpaw Shankar Muthusamy has additionally performed within the Premier Badminton League.

BWF Junior Underneath-19 Rating

ladies’s singles

1. Tasneem Mir (10810 marks)

10. Anupama Upadhyay (4570 Marks)

16. Mansi Singh (3825 Marks)

23. Tara Shah (2960 Marks)

males’s singles

5. Shankar Muthusamy Subramaniam (6340 marks)

15. Ayan Rashid (2475 marks)

18. Tanmay Bikash Borua (2235 marks)

combined doubles

3. Ayan Rashid and Tasneem Mir (6840 marks)

23. Sania Sikander (2835 marks)

Tasneem Mir’s prime efficiency within the final two years


Yonex Belgium Junior 2021

FZ Forza Alpes Worldwide 2021

Apex Bulgaria Junior Open Championship 2021

Presidents Cup Nepal Junior Worldwide Sequence 2020.

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