The Olympic silver medalist Shuttler PV Sindhu achieved her career-best ranking of No. 5.
She became the second Indian woman to break into the top-five of the badminton singles world rankings.
This is the first time that Sindhu has broken into the top five.
Former world No. 1 Saina Nehwal is only other Indian woman to achieve such a feat.
Sindhu became the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal and only the second Indian to win a badminton Olympic medal after Saina.
Sindhu then went on to win the Chinese Open, her first ever Super Series triumph.
She then almost got a second Super Series title on the trot but went down in the final of the Hong Kong Open. Sindhu has most recently won the Syed Modi International Grand Prix.
Meanwhile, Saina Nehwal remained static at No. 9, while Ajay Jayaram is the top-ranked Indian in men’s singles at No. 18.