According to announcement that published on 21 December 2020, the World Ranking will be re-opened on 2 February 2021 after the conclusion of Asian Leg in Bangkok => https://corporate.bwfbadminton.com/news-single/2020/12/21/tournament-calendar-2021/ Re-Opening BWF World Rankings The BWF World Rankings will reopen following the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals 2020 being hosted in Week 4 2021. The calculation of the next BWF World Rankings list will be announced on Tuesday 2 February 2021, based on the following principles: Tournaments already included in the BWF World Rankings list as of 17 March 2020 will remain. Tournaments counting for the BWF World Rankings hosted after 17 March 2020 will be added to the BWF World Rankings list being calculated for 2 February 2021. Tournaments sanctioned as world ranking tournaments going forward after 2 February 2021 will be added weekly. No tournaments already included in the BWF World Rankings from 17 March 2020 will be dropped off the rankings until a date to be announced. The BWF World Rankings will be in a transition period and will consist of tournaments from more than 52 weeks. The exact drop-off methodology to reestablish a 52-week World Rankings list is still to be determined and will be announced in due course, but with advance notification. The BWF World Rankings from 2 February 2021 will thereafter be used for M&Q and seeding. Here's WR latest update after quite long time freezed by BWF since 17th March 2020. https://www.tournamentsoftware.com/ranking/ranking.aspx?rid=70 *Kento Momota stays on top with huge margin distancing him from the #2 Viktor Axelsen. Wang Tzu Wei moves up 4 rungs to #9. *Top-two WS remain the same, Carolina Marin jumps into #3. *Lee/Wang reach highest ever ranking, thanks to THA hat-trick.