Top World Rankings Badminton Players, Racquets, Shoes & Equipment

Here is a list of current top 10 players by world rankings for each discipline, and the racquets and shoes that they use to play on court. Hopefully this serves as a useful reference for avid badminton players like yourself who would love to keep track of the ranking and badminton gears used by your favorite players.

Men’s Singles

RANKINGPLAYERCOUNTRYSHOESRACQUETS
1Viktor AxelsenDenmarkYonex Power Cushion 65 Z2YONEX Duora Z-Strike (DUO-ZS) 3UG5
2Kento MomotaJapanYonex Power Cushion+ SHB65Z2 Mens NavyYonex Astrox 99 Tour AX99-T 4UG5 Strung Cherry Sunburst
3Anders AntonsenDenmarkVictor A950Ace BlueVICTOR Auraspeed 90S 3UG5 (87 grams)
4Chou Tien ChenTaiwanYonex SHB65Z Wide Power Cushion+ Dark Navy/WhiteYONEX Duora Z-Strike (DUO-ZS) 3UG5
5Anthony Sinisuka GintingIndonesiaLI NING AYAQ003-3Yonex Astrox 88 Dominate (AX88D) 3UG5 Ruby Red
6Chen LongChinaLi Ning AYAE001LI-NING 3D CALIBAR 900I INSTINCT 79g
7Lee Zii JiaMalaysiaYonex Power Cushion+ SHB65Z2 Mens NavyYONEX ASTROX 99 PRO AX99-P 3UG5 WHITE TIGER
8Jonatan ChristieIndonesiaLI NING RANGER 4 DRIVE WHITELi-Ning AERONAUT 7000I Instinct
9Loh Kean YewSingaporeLi-Ning Turbo Charging 75C Combat
10Ng Ka Long AngusChinaYonex Power Cushion+ SHB65Z2 White OrangeYonex Duora 8 XP 3UG5

Women’s Singles

RANKINGPLAYERCOUNTRYSHOESRACQUETS
1Tai Tzu YingTaiwanVICTOR SH-P9200II CVictor Thruster F Claw II (White)
2Akane YamaguchiJapanYONEX POWER CUSHION 65 Z2YONEX ASTROX 77 AX77 4UG5 SHINE RED
3Chen Yu FeiChinaLi Ning 2021 New Falcon Eagle IV (AYAR006-2)YONEX ASTROX 77 6522
4AN SeyoungKoreaYONEX 75TH POWER CUSHION AERUS ZYONEX ASTROX 77 AX77 4UG5 SHINE RED
5Nozomi OkuharaJapanMIZUNO WAVE CLAWMIZUNO ALTIUS TOUR
6Carolina MarinSpainYonex Power Cushion SHB03Z Ladies BlueYONEX Duora Z-Strike (DUO-ZS) 3UG5
7Pusarla V. SindhuIndiaLI NING AYQ006 WOMEN’SLi-Ning 3D CALIBAR 900C Combat 89g
8Ratchanok IntanonThailandYONEX 75TH POWER CUSHION AERUS ZYONEX NANOFLARE 700 NF700 4UG5 RED
9He Bing JiaoChinaLI NING RANGER 4.0 TD AYTP031YONEX VOLTRIC Z F2 BLACK GOLD 6522
10Pornpawee ChochuwongThailandYOUNG ENVIRO STAR 100

Men’s Doubles

RANKINGPLAYERCOUNTRYSHOESRACQUETS
1Marcus Fernaldi GideonIndonesiaYonex Power Cushion AERUS 3R SHBA3R Rose RedYonex Astrox 88 Dominate (AX88D) 3UG5 Ruby Red
Kevin Sanjaya SukamuljoYonex SHB65Z Power Cushion+ White/RedYonex Astrox 88 Skill Pro (AX88S-Pro) 4UG5
2Hendra SETIAWANIndonesiaMIZUNO WAVE FANG 71GA1990Yonex Nanoray 900 (3U: 88 grams)
Mohammad AHSANMIZUNO WAVE CLAW 71GA1910Yonex Nanoray 900 (3U: 88 grams)
3LEE YangTaiwanYONEX Nanoflare 800 NF800 3UG5 Black
WANG Chi-LinYONEX POWER CUSHION SHB-INFINITY BLACKYONEX NANOFLARE 700 NF700 4UG5 RED
4Takuro HOKIJapanYonex Power Cushion Aerus Mens MX SHBAMX YellowYONEX ASTROX 100ZZ (AX100ZZ) 4UG5
Yugo KOBAYASHIYonex Aerus 3YONEX ASTROX 100ZZ (AX100ZZ) 4UG5
5Hiroyuki ENDOJapanMizuno Fang XT3YONEX ASTROX 100ZZ (AX100ZZ) 4UG5
Yuta WATANABEGyrfalcon II WatanabeVictor Aeronaut 9000C (2020)
6Takeshi KAMURAJapanYonex AERUS 3 Mens (SHBA3M) BLUE, Power Cushion/LightestYonex Astrox 88 Skill Pro (AX88S-Pro) 4UG5
Keigo SONODAYonex Power Cushion AERUS 3R SHBA3R Rose RedYonex Astrox 88 Dominate (AX88D) 3UG5 Ruby Red
7Aaron CHIAMalaysiaVICTOR S82 BYonex Arcsaber 11 (3U, 88 grams)
SOH Wooi YikVICTOR S82 BYonex Astrox 88 Dominate Pro (AX88D-Pro) 4UG5 Camel Gold
8Satwiksairaj RANKIREDDYIndiaPOWER CUSHION COMFORT ZYONEX Duora Z-Strike (DUO-ZS) 3UG5
Chirag SHETTYYonex Power Cushion+ Comfort Z2 Mens CFZ2M Yellow BlackYonex Voltric 80 E Tune (4U 83grams)
9Fajar ALFIANIndonesiaYONEX POWER CUSHION 65 Z 2Yonex Astrox 88 Dominate (AX88D) 3UG5 Ruby Red
Muhammad Rian ARDIANTOYonex SHB65X2 Mens Wide White/BlackYonex Astrox 88 Skill (AX88S) 4UG5 White Red
10Kim ASTRUPDenmarkYONEX POWER CUSHION SHB65ZM BLACK/BRIGHT REDLi Ning- Tectonic 7 Combat
Anders Skaarup RASMUSSENPOWER CUSHION 65Yonex Astrox 88 Dominate (AX88D) 3UG5 Ruby Red

Women’s Doubles

RANKINGPLAYERCOUNTRYSHOESRACQUETS
1Chen Qing ChenChinaYONEX ASTROX 100ZZ (AX100ZZ) 4UG5
Jia Yi FanAERONAUT 7000I
2Lee SoheeKoreaYonex Power Cushion+ SHB65Z2 White OrangeYONEX NANOFLARE 700 NF700 4UG5 RED
Shin SeungchanYonex Power Cushion+ SHB65X2 Ladies WhiteYONEX NANOFLARE 700 NF700 4UG5 RED
3Kim SoyeongKoreaYonex Power Cushion+ 65Z (SHB65Z) Kento Momota Limited Edition OrangeYonex Astrox 88 Dominate (AX88D) 3UG5 Ruby Red
Kong HeeyongYonex Power Cushion SHB 65Z WideYonex Duora 10 3UG5 Green/Orange
4Yuki FukushimaJapanYONEX POWER CUSHION SHB65ZM BLACK/BRIGHT REDYonex Astrox 88 Dominate Pro (AX88D-Pro) 4UG5 Camel Gold
Sayaka HirotaYonex AERUS 3 Mens (SHBA3M) BLUE, Power Cushion/LightestYonex Astrox 88 Skill Pro (AX88S-Pro) 3UG5
5Mayu MatsumotoJapanYonex Power Cushion SHB65X MEX Black/RedYONEX DUORA 10 3UG5 BLUE/ORANGE
Wakana NagaharaYonex Power Cushion 66ZYonex Astrox 88 Skill Pro (AX88S-Pro) 4UG5
6Greysia PoliiIndonesiaVICTOR A950W CVICTOR DRIVEX 9X B
Apriyani RahayuVICTOR DRIVEX 9X B
7Nami MatsuyamaJapanYonex Astrox 88 Skill Pro (AX88S-Pro) 4UG5
Chiharu ShidaYonex Power Cushion 65RYonex Nanoray 900
8Jongkolphan KititharakulIndiaYonex, NY700
Rawinda PrajongjaiYonex Power Cushion Aerus 3 (Navy Blue)YONEX ARC11
9Gabriela StoevaBulgariaBabolat / Essential (blue)
Stefani StoevaBabolat / X-feel Satelite Metric Flex
10Chang Ye NaKoreaYonex Power Cushion 65RVictor BS12
Kim HyerinYonex Power Cushion Aerus 3 (Navy Blue)Victor

Mixed Doubles

RANKINGPLAYERCOUNTRYSHOESRACQUETS
1Dechapol PuavaranukrohThailandYonex SHB65X2 Wide Power Cushion+ Black YellowYonex Voltric Z Force 2 (4U 83 grams)
Sapsiree TaerattanachaiYonex Power Cushion Eclipsion Z2 Ladies (SBESZL) BlueberryYonex Arcsaber 11 (3U, 88 grams)
2ZHENG Si WeiChinaLI NING MEN RANGER PROFESSIONAL AYAM009YONEX DUORA 10 NEW 6522
HUANG Ya QiongLi-Ning Women DAGGER SE AYZP008 SJFM19YONEX ASTROX 77 AX77 4UG5 SHINE RED
3WANG Yi LyuChinaLi Ning AYAN013-1Yonex Astrox 88 Dominate Pro (AX88D-Pro) 4UG5 Camel Gold
HUANG Dong PingLI-NING DAGGER 2.0 WOMEN’S PROFESSIONAL AYAP004YONEX ASTROX 77 NEW 6522
4Yuta WatanabeJapanGyrfalcon II WatanabeAeronaut 9000C (2020)
Arisa HigashinoYonex Power Cushion 65 Z 2YONEX Nanoflare 700 NF700 4UG5 Blue Green
5Praveen JordanIndonesiaLI NING RANGER 4.0 TD AYTP031-BKLI NING TURBO CHARGING 75 EX
Melati Daeva OktaviantiLI-NING RANGER 4.0 TD AYTP031-BKLi-Ning 3D CALIBAR 900C Combat 89g
6Seo SeungjaeKoreaYonex Power Cushion 65Z2YONEX NANOFLARE 700 NF700 4UG5 RED
Chae YuJungYonex Power Cushion Aerus 3 WomensYONEX Nanoflare 700 NF700 4UG5 Blue Green
7Tang Chun ManHong KongYonex Power Cushion 65R 3 (White and Orange)Yonex Astrox 88 Dominate Pro (AX88D-Pro) 4UG5 Camel Gold
Tse Ying SuetYonex Power Cushion 65R 3 (Coral)YONEX Nanoray Z Speed NR ZSP Lime 3UG5
8Chan Peng SoonMalaysiaLi Ning AYTP013-1LI-NING TURBOCHARGING 70
Goh Liu YingLi Ning Dagger IILi-Ning AERONAUT 7000I Instinct
9Marcus EllisEnglandYonex Power Cushion 47Yonex Voltric Z Force 2 (4U 83 grams)
Lauren SmithYonex Power Cushion Aerus 3 (Rose Pink)Yonex Voltric Z Force 2 (4U 83 grams)
10Tan Kian MengMalaysiaVictor P8510 CXVictor Jetspeed 10
Lai Pei JingVictor A100F-AQVictor Jetspeed 10