B Sai Praneeth Win 2016 Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton Men’S Singles Title [ Current Affairs ]

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On 3rd July 2016 Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth has won the Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton Men’s Singles title category. The 23-year-old Praneeth, seeded fourth, dished out a dominating game to defeat Korea’s Lee Hyun II 21 - 12 21 - 10 in the men’s singles final.

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  • The world No. 37 Praneeth has been plagued by various injuries and indifferent form that resulted in his early exits from tournaments for quite a few years now.
  • His most memorable win was against Muhammad Hafiz Hashim in all England Champion came in 2003.
  • In this year, When the Andhra Pradesh shuttler won his maiden Grand Prix crown against Korean Lee in the semi-finals
  • Lee had defeated top seed Ajay Jayaram of India 21 - 9 21 - 8, whereas Praneeth had edged out a difficult 22 - 20 19 - 21 21 - 12 win over France’s Brice Leverdez.

About B Sai Praneeth:

  • Sai Praneeth Bhamidipati born on 10 August 1992 in Andhra Pradesh.
  • He is a male Indian badminton player hailing from Hyderabad, Telangana.
  • The right handed Sai Praneeth is currently ranked 33rd in the Badminton World Federation.

Achievements:

Table shows the achievement of B. Sai Praneeth

The achievement of B. Sai Praneeth

S. no

Year

Tournament

Categorie

1

2015

Sri Lanka International Challenge 2015

Men’s singles

2

2015

Lagos International 2015

Men’s singles

3

2015

Najib Razak RM2.6B Donation Challenge 2015

Men’s singles

4

2015

Bangladesh Open International Badminton Challenge 2015

Men’s singles

5

2016

Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton 2016

Men’s singles

About Men’s doubles title:

  • Indian men’s pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy won the 2016 Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton title in the men’s doubles category.
  • There was a big boost for Indian shuttlers ahead of the upcoming Rio Olympics 2016,
  • Attri and Reddy defeated Adrian Liu and Toby Ng 21 - 8 21 - 14 in a lop-sided final.
  • However, the pair of Attri and Reddy is the first Indian men’s doubles pair to qualify for the Rio Olympics.
  • Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy:
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- Published on: July 5, 2016