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BWF-Dubai World Superseries Finals 2015, Dubai – UAE

BWF-Dubai-World-Superseries-Finals

Round Robin Round (11-Dec-2015):

Men’s Singles:

  1. Kidambi Srikanth [9] lost to CHOU Tien Chen of Chinese Taipei 21-17, 21-13.

Women’s Singles:

  1. Saina Nehwal [2] lost to TAI Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei 16-21, 21-18, 21-14.

Round Robin Round (10-Dec-2015):

Men’s Singles:

  1. Srikanth [9] lost to Victor Axelsen of Denmark 21-13, 21-18.

Women’s Singles:

Saina.(Image Courtesy: http:// timesofindia.indiatimes.com).

Saina.
(Image Courtesy: http:// timesofindia.indiatimes.com).

  1. Saina Nahwal [2] Defeated Carolina Marin of Spain 23-21, 9-21, 21-12.

Round Robin Round (09-Dec-2015):

Men’s Singles:

  1. Srikanth [9] lost to Kento Momota of Japan 21-13, 21-13.

Women’s Singles:

  1. Saina Nehwal [2] lost to Nozomi Okuhara of Japan 21-14, 21-6.

List Of Participants:

Men’s Singles – Group B:

Kidambi Srikanth. (Image Courtesy: results.glasgow2014.com).

Kidambi Srikanth.
(Image Courtesy: results.glasgow2014.com).

  1. Kidambi Srikanth [9].

Women’s Singles – Group A:

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  1. Saina Nehwal [2].

About the Tournament:

Tournament Name: BWF-Dubai World Superseries Finals 2015.

Tournament Dates: 09-Dec-2015 to 13-Dec-2015.

Category: Superseries Finals.

Events: MS, WS, MD, WD, XD

Venue: Hamdan Sports Complex.

City: Dubai.

Country: United Arab Emirates.

Prize Money: Not Available.

Kidambi Nammalwar Srikanth, World No [5]

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Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi or K. Srikanth is an Indian badminton player born on 7 February 1993 in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh and is currently the highest ranked Indian player in the international circuit. His father KVS Krishna is a farmer, and his mother Radha a house-wife. Srikanth’s brother Nanda Gopal is also a badminton player.

Let us see some moreinteresting facts about this young lad who has remarkably put India on the winner’s podium for India in the badminton sport.

 

Facts and Figures about Srikanth Kidambi,

  1. He is presently the highest ranked Indian Player atleast for the past six Months (World No.5, as per the latest BWF world rankings issued on 01-Oct-2015).
  2. First Indian to win a Super Series Premier Men’s title when he won the 2014 China Open Super Series Premier after beating Lin Dan by 21-19 21-17 in the final round.

International Achievements:

  1. 2011 – Commonwealth Youth Games, Isle of Man – Srikanth won the silver in mixed doubles and bronze in doubles.
  2. 2012 – Maldives International Challenge – Srikanth defeated the Junior World Champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli of Malaysia to win the Men’s singles title.
  3. 2013 – Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold event – Srikanth won the Men’s singles title beating the world number eight and local favorite Boonsak Ponsana, 21-16, 21-12.
  4. 2014 – Malaysian Open – Quarter Finalist.
  5. 2014 –  Commonwealth Games, Glasgow – He was part of the Indian badminton contingent that reached the semi finals of the Mixed-team event/ Men’s Single s Quarter Finalist.
  6. 2014 – China Open Super Series Premier – Men’s Singles Winner.
  7. 2014 – Hong Kong Open Super Series – Men’s Singles Semi-Finalist. Lost the match to Chen Long of China in three sets in the semifinals.
  8. 2014 – BWF Super Series Masters – Men’s Singles Semi Finalist.
  9. 2015 – Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold – Winner.

Domestic Achievements:

  1. All India Junior International Badminton Championships, Pune – Winner (Singles/Doubles).
  2. All India Senior National Championships, Delhi – Srikanth beat reigning champion and Olympian Parupalli Kashyap to claim his first senior national title.
  3. 2013 – IBL – He was part of the Awadhe Warriors team that finished second.
  4. 2014 – India Open Grand Prix Gold event, Lucknow – Runner up.
  5. 2015 – India Open – Winner.

He also has other memorable and notable records among more international players across the world.

Awards:

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  1. Arjuna Awardee, the highest award for a sportsperson from India.
  2. Received Rs. 500000 from BAI for 2015 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold victory.
  3. Received Rs. 500000 from BAI for 2015 2015 India Super Series victory.

Trains at,

Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy, Hyderabad.

Coach:

Former International Champion, Mr. Pullela Gopichand.

Supporters & Sponsers:

  1. GoSports, Bangalore, India.
  2. Li-Ning, his official sponsor for badminton accessories.

India’s Ajay Jayaram In Quarters at The Korea Open 2015

Ajay Jayaram
Ajay Jayaram.

Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram earned an impressive win over Victor Axelsen 21-15, 21-15 in his first round encounter and Wong Wing Ki Vincent of Hong Kong 17-21, 21-15, 21-15 in his second round to enter the men’s singles quarterfinals of the Korea Open 2015 Superseries badminton tournament at the SK Handball Stadium on Thursday.

In case you have missed watching it live, please click the link below to watch this match now.

Till now he has an impressive tournament. In the Quarter final encounter he faces Sho Sakasi of japan who defeated Christie jonatan a qualifier from Indonesia which is to be witnessed on 18-September-2015.