Tien Minh earned 1,160 bonus points after making the second round of the recent 2014 Yonex Denmark Open, increasing his total rating points to 42,720.
Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei, Chinese Chen Long and Denmark’s Jan O Jorgensen remained atop the BWF standings with 97,131, 87,241 and 73,783 points respectively.
Regarding the women’s side, top Vietnamese female player, Vu Thi Trang jumped six notches to sit 53rd in the world with 25,190 points.
It was the best-ever world ranking held by a Vietnamese female shuttler in history. Le Ngoc Nguyen Nhung used to hold this record with her 59th-place rating.