In doubles, players required skills and coordination to dominate the game. It is never an easy job to play in doubles. In badminton doubles, players’ rankings are released by Badminton World Federation. In this article, we will see the top 5 men’s doubles badminton players in the world.
#5 Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda
Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda are from Japan. The duo from Japan has total career wins of 266 and total career losses of 136. So far, the duo has won 6 medals in their career. 4 in Asian championships and 2 in BWF World championships. Their highest career ranking was 2nd in January 2017.
#4 Hiroyuki Endo and Yuta Watanabe
Another duo from Japan Hiroyuki Endo and Yuta Watanabe is at No.4 on our list. It is the highest-ranking of their career. They have 97 wins and 50 losses in their career so far. So far, they have won 4 BWF World tour titles, gold medals in the 2019 Asian championship, etc.
#3 Lee Yang and Wang Chi-Lin
Lee Yang and Wang Chi-Lin are from China. The duo from China has won 79 matches as pair in their career so far and faced 27 losses in their career. They were paired in 2019. So far, they have won 7 BWF World tour titles. They won last in 2020 where they defeated the top seed in that tournament.
#2 Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan
Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan are from Indonesia and ranked at No.2 in the world. They have 269 career wins and 81 career losses in their career so far.
They got paired in 2012 but then they decided to focus on their careers and disintegrated in 2016 but then they again reunited in 2018. They were world champions 3 times and were ranked No.1 as their highest career rankings for 38 weeks.
#1 Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
Another duo from Indonesia and ranked No.1 duo in doubles Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo are at the No.1 position on our list. They continued the Asian dominance in this list. The duo has 248 wins and 54 losses in their career so far.
It was for the first time in 2017 after all England opened when the duo was ranked No.1 in the world when they won the tournament. They were paired in 2015 since then they have achieved numerous heights and titles in their career. They were the first men’s doubles who won 7 superseries in the single year 2017. Till now the duo has won 17 BWF World tour titles.
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