HS Prannoy, Saina Nehwal win 82nd Senior National Championship titles
HS Prannoy (World no 11) won the 82nd Senior National Championship title of Badminton in men’s single category by defeating Kidambi Srikanth (World No 2) by 21-15, 16-21, 21-7 score.
The women’s single title was won by Saina Nehwal (World No 11). She defeated PV Sindhu (World No 2) by 21-17, 27-25 score. The mixed doubles title was won by Satwik Sai Raj R and Ashwini Ponnappa by defeating Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy pair by 21-9, 20-22, 21-17 score.
Senior National Badminton Championships
It is annual tournament organized to crown the best badminton players in India. It was established in 1934 and until 1960s foreign players were also allowed to participate in it. The 2016 edition of title was won by Sourabh Verma (men’s single title), Rituparna Das (women’s single title).