K. Srikanth secures Australian Open Superseries title.
K. Srikanth secured his second progressive Superseries title, winning the Australian Open in Sydney on Sunday, beating Chen Yong 22-20, 21-16 in men's singles. Srikanth had as of late won the Indonesia Open Superseries also.
Srikanth Kidambi is an Indian badminton player with a world positioning of 11 as of June 23, 2017. He shot to unmistakable quality by overcoming Olympic Champion Lin Dan in 2014 China Open Super Series Premier by 21–19 21–17 in the last round, accordingly turning into the main Indian to win a Super Series Premier Men's title. He prepares at the Gopichand Badminton Academy, Hyderabad and is upheld by the GoSports Foundation, Bangalore.
In the 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games in Isle of Man, Srikanth won the silver in blended pairs and bronze in copies. He additionally rose victor in the singles and copies class at the All India Junior International Badminton Championship held in Pune.
In 2012 Srikanth defeated the then Junior World Champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli of Malaysia in the Maldives International Challenge to guarantee the Men's singles title.
In the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold occasion, Srikanth won the Men's singles title beating then world number eight and nearby most loved Boonsak Ponsana in straight sets. Around the same time, Srikanth beat reigning champion and Olympian Parupalli Kashyap in the All India Senior National Championships in Delhi to guarantee his first senior national title.
Srikanth achieved the elimination round in the Malaysia Masters, where he lost to Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin of Malaysia in January. The next week he won the Syed Modi International Badminton Championships Grand Prix Gold title, overcoming Huang Yuxiang 21–13, 14–21, 21–14 in the last. At the 2016 South Asian Games, he won two gold awards, in men's group and men's singles, vanquishing Prannoy Kumar in the singles last. At the 2016 Badminton Asia Team Championship, in spite of the fact that his group lost in the elimination round, he stayed undefeated.
In the 2016 Rio Olympics, the World No. 11, Srikanth entered the round of 16 of the men's singles by beating Lino Muñoz and Henri Hurskainen. He went ahead to beat World No. 5 Jørgensen 21–19, 21–19 to achieve the quarterfinals, however was vanquished by Lin Dan by a score of 6–21, 21–11, and 18–21.
Srikanth Kadambi and Sai Praneeth made history when they turned into the primary ever Indian match to enter the finals of a positioning occasion in Badminton. Both hailing from Hyderabad and being trained by Pullela Gopichand, it was Sai Praneeth who won 17-21, 21-17, 21-12 in the long run to secure the Singapore Super Series title.