Srikanth Kidambi Current Affairs, GK & News

Srikanth enters semifinals Hong Kong Open

Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth entered the semifinals of the men’s singles event at the Hong Kong Open on 15 Nov. It was Srikanth’s second career win over the Chinese shuttler. The Indian still trails Long 2-6 in head-to-head win-loss record. Srikanth, the lone Indian in contention in the tournament, will next meet the winner of ..


Pullela Gopichand bestowed an honorary doctorate by IIT Kanpur

India’s chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand has been bestowed an honorary doctorate by IIT Kanpur on the occasion of their 52nd convocation on June 28, 2019. He received the honour from former ISRO chairman and Chairman of the board of Governors of IIT Kanpur, Prof K Radhakrishnan. The past recipients of the honour are ..


Viktor Axelsen wins men’s singles title at 2019 Yonex-Sunrise India Open badminton tournament

Former world champion, Viktor Axelsen of Denmark has won the men’s singles title at the 2019 Yonex-Sunrise India Open badminton tournament on March 31. In the final, he defeated Kidambi Srikanth by 7-21, 20-22 in New Delhi. This was Srikanth’s fourth defeat to Axelsen in five encounters since March 2017. And also, it was Srikanth’s ..


Indian Open Badminton 2019

The Indian Badminton Tournament 2019 was held at K. D. Jadhav Indoor Hall in New Delhi from 26 to 31 March 2019 and had a total purse of $350,000. Champions of Indian Open Badminton 2019 Men’s Singles: Viktor Axelsen (Denmark) Women’s Singles: Ratchanok Intanon (Thailand) Men’s Doubles: Lee Yang and Wang Chi-lin (Chinese Taipei) Women’s Doubles:  Greysia ..




India’s Subhankar Dey knocks out Tommy Sugiarto in India Open Badminton

India’s Subhankar Dey produced a big upset in New Delhi in India Open Badminton by knocking out fourth seed Indonesian Tommy Sugiarto. Unseeded Subhankar, who is ranked 44th in the world, eked out a 14-21, 22-20, 21-11 win over world number nine Sugiarto to join a number of Indians, including Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy and ..