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Srikanth Kidambi - One of the most stylish Indian badminton player

Srikanth Kidambi is one of the stylist Indian badminton players. He is also a winner of the Padma Shri and the Arjuna award he became the first ever Indian to reach the World Championship final.

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Last updated: 04.07.2022
Srikanth Kidambi One of the most stylish Indian badminton player

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Srikanth Kidambi is one of the stylist Indian badminton players who trains at the Gopichand Badminton Academy, Hyderabad. He was ranked 1 in the bwf ranking in 2018 he is also a winner of the Padma Shri and the Arjuna award he became the first ever Indian to reach the World Championship final in the men's singles discipline and won the silver medal.

He was born in Ravulapalem, Andhra Pradesh to a Telugu family. His father, KVS Krishna is a landlord, and his mother Radha a house-wife and his older brother K. Nandagopal is also a badminton player and junior national champion with his brother.

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In the 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games in Kidambi won the bronze in doubles and silver in mixed double. In the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold event, Kidambi won the men's singles title beating then world number eight and local favorite Boonsak Ponsana in straight games. Kidambi became the first Indian male to win gold at the 2015 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold by defeating Viktor Axelsen 21–15,12–21,21–14. The same year, he also won the India Open Super Series title by defeating Viktor Axelsen in the finals.

He beat very high ranked player also he very talented player of this generation Kidambi represented his country at the South Asian Games in Nepal, and won the gold medal in the team event. Kidambi was part of the Indian men's team for Thomas Cup 2022.


The team went on to win the Thomas Cup by beating Indonesia 3-0 in the final, with Kidambi winning his match against Jonatan Christie. season of Superseries consists of twelve tournaments around the world that have been introduced since 2011. Successful players are invited to the Superseries Finals, which are held at the end of each year. The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) which was held from 2007 to 2017.  

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