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Australia Open followers. B Sai Praneeth followers. PV Sindhu followers. He lost to Chen Long of China in three sets in the semifinals. With those wins he was qualified for the world super series finals. At the South Asian Games, he won two gold medals, in men's team and men's singles, defeating Prannoy Kumar in the singles final. At the Badminton Asia Team Championship, although his team lost in the semifinal, he remained undefeated.
In the Rio Olympics, the World No. He went on to beat World No. Srikanth Kadambi and Sai Praneeth created history when they became the first ever Indian pair to enter the finals of a ranking event in Badminton. Both hailing from Hyderabad and being coached by Pullela Gopichand, it was Sai Praneeth who prevailed , , eventually to clinch the Singapore Super Series title. Rank 4 22 June At the Summer Olympics, she became the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal.
She is one of the two Indian badminton players to ever win an Olympic medal — other being Saina Nehwal. Sindhu came to international attention when she broke into the top 20 of the BWF World Ranking in September at the age of In , she became the first ever Indian women's singles player to win a medal at the Badminton World Championships. In March , she is the recipient of India's fourth highest civilian honor, the Padma Shri. Her silver medal win in the women's singles event of the Summer Olympics made her the first Indian shuttler to reach the final of an Olympics badminton event and the youngest Indian to make a podium finish in an individual event at the Olympics.
Highest ranking 2 4th April Rank 16 22 June Saina Nehwal ; born 17 March is a professional badminton singles player from India. Nehwal, the former world no. She has won over twenty international titles, which include ten Super-series titles. Although she reached to the world no. And thereby becoming the only female player from India and overall the second Indian player — after Prakash Padukone — to achieve this feat.
She has represented India three times in the Olympics, winning bronze medal in her second appearance. Nehwal has achieved several milestones in badminton for India.
In , Nehwal became the first Indian female and the youngest Asian to win a 4-star tournament. She also has the distinction of being the first Indian to win a Super Series title. In the Uber Cup, she captained the Indian team and remained undefeated, helping India to win bronze medal.
It was India's first medal in any BWF major team event. Considered one of the most successful Indian sportspersons,she is credited for increasing the popularity of badminton in India. Highest ranking 1 2 April Jayaram was a former champion of the Czech International and Dutch Open tournament. He stunned the world by sending back Taufik Hidayat unexpectedly early at his home ground in front of home crowd, thus ruining his farewell from an illustrious career as a professional badminton player.
He defeated Taufik Hidayat in the first round match of Djarum Indonesia Open by games with the final score being , , Barely a few day later on 19 June , he again upstaged a much higher ranked player.
It is his maiden grand prix trophy. Current ranking 21 22 Jun