Alesia Zaitsava is currently training in the BEC Centre of Excellence and preparing for her last tournament of this year
Zaitsava preparing for new challenges
Date: 11/30/2017 1:41 PM
Published by : Lilit Poghosyan

Alesia Zaitsava (Belarus) occupies position no.100 on women’s singles world ranking list this week. She is currently training in the BEC Centre of Excellence in Holbaek, Denmark.

-The trainings are very interesting. We do lots of work for the speed and we find very interesting details on the movements on court, she tells Badminton Europe.

Zaitsava was a semifinalist in Egypt International in women’s singles and the winner of the same tournament in women’s doubles with her partner Anastasiya Cherniavskaya. They are currently world no. 87.

-I still have one more tournament – Turkish International, until the end of the year. My aim is to rise higher in the world ranking by the end of the year, Zaitsava says to Badminton Europe.

Read moreabout the COE here

Antonsen has a new position

Anders Antonsen climbs up, reaching career-best ranking spots each week. This week the Dane is no. 12 in the world.

His compatriot Hans Kristian Solberg Vittinghus advanced one spot and secured a place on top 20.

Brice Leverdez (France) is just one spot away from his best rank, currently occupying position no. 23 on the men’s singles world ranking list.

Read: Mark Caljouw focusing on progression

New positions after last week's tournaments

After becoming the winner of 2017 Scottish Open Grand Prix, Kirsty Gilmour (Scotland) moved 4 spots up and currently occupies the 17th place on women’s singles world ranking list.

Kim Astrup and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen moved one spot and are currently no. 13 on men’s doubles ranking list.

Last week’s Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open mixed doubles runner-ups Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen are no. 47 on mixed doubles ranking list.

See thefull BWF ranking here

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