Nguyen Tien Minh dropped three places to rank 35th in the world. (Photo: vir.com.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) - Top Vietnamese badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh dropped three places to World No 35 in the latest rankings, the sport’s governing body announced.

Female player Vu Thi Trang slid four places to World No 51.

Minh and Trang didn’t compete in any recent international tournaments to gain points.

They are set to compete in the Ciputra Hanoi-Yonex Sunrise Viet Nam International Challenge at Cau Giay Gymnasium.

Olympian Minh is the No 1 seed at the tournament, while Trang is seeded No 2 in women’s singles.-VNA