Hyderabad’s rising star 20yrs old Kidambi Srikanth announced his arrival on world Badmintion stage in style by winning Thailand Open. Srikanth the wolrd no 64 took just 34 minutes to cause a major upset defeating 7th seed Ponsana 21-6, 21-12.
Srikanth speaking to media later said “I was a bit nervous before I stepped into the court. I was not thinking about winning or losing, but wanted to give my 100 per cent. I then started playing my usual attacking game and was able to put him under pressure,“
There is double delight for Srikanth as his elder brother Nandagopal, won mixed doubles with K.Maneesha. The duo lifted Maldives international Badminton title.