SAI PRANEETH B

Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 10th August 1992
Place of Birth: Palakol, Andhra Pradesh, India
Height: 1.76m (176cm)
Handedness: Right
Career best Ranking: Men's Singles - 11
Major Teams: Hyderabad Hunters- PBL
Last Updated on: 23rd October

Biography

Inspiration

Getting inspiration from his aunt who was also a national badminton player who also played with the badminton legend Pullela Gopichand, Sai Praneeth started playing badminton.

A summer camp is where it all started.  In U-10 tournament he won his first national tournament.

Sai Praneeth Academy, Coach

U-13 and U-16 tournaments also showed him great success as he continued to reign as a national champion. Based on that success, Sai Praneeth decided to take up badminton as his career.

Praneeth says he was extremely lucky to be one of the first students of Gopi Sir. Parupalli Kashyap is a factor which is important in Sai’s life as per him because of his experience and knowledge of the game.

Training with stars like Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Kashyap inspires Sai to achieve the best and represent India at the highest level.

Sai Praneeth Important Matches

  • Sai Praneeth has often displayed some stellar performances by defeating top ranked players.
  • In 2013, Sai defeated Taufik Hidayet in the Indonesia Open in front of Taufik’s home crowd and thus ruined his farewell.
  •  In the 2016 All England Super Series, he stunned the 2nd seed Lee Chong Wei in the first round.

Sai Praneeth has failed to deliver consistently due to his fitness issues and injuries. Due to all this he couldn’t sustain the long rallies and thus failed to gain the important points.

His highest ranking up till now is 12 and he certainly has a bright future ahead.

Career Highlights

Silver MedalBronze Medal
SilverBronze
BWF Grand Prix GoldWorld Junior Championships
Lucknow 2017_SinglesGuadelajara 2010_Singles
BWF International ChallengeAsia Team Championships
Mumbai 2012_SinglesHyderabad 2016_Team

Statistics

SinglesCareer High RankingBWF TitlesPlayedWinLossNetPrize MoneyPoints
Career14 (Carrer High)8275182938953,91348,110
201816 (Current Ranking)29633--
DoublesCareer High RankingBWF TitlesPlayedWinLossNetPrize MoneyPoints
Career99 (Carrer High)1127521,0934,190
2010174 (Current Ranking)10000--

 

BWF Career Titles
Singles
YearTournamentOpponent  in finalScore
Superseries
2017Singapore OpenSrikanth Kidambi17–21, 21–17, 21–12
Grand Prix Gold
2017Thailand OpenJonatan Christie17-21, 21-18, 21-19
Grand Prix
2016Canada OpenLee Hyun-il21-12, 21-10
International Challenge
2015Bangladesh InternationalSameer Verma21-14, 8-21, 21-17
2015Lagos InternationalAdrian Dziolko21-14, 21-11
2015Sri Lanka InternationalSameer Verma21-18, 21-8
2012Bahrain InternationalNiluka Karunaratne14-21, 21-14, 21-17
2010Iran Fajr InternationalMohammadreza Kheradmandi21-19, 21-18
Doubles
YearTournamentPartnerOpponent  in finalScore
International Challenge
2010Iran Fajr InternationalPranav ChopraAli Shahhosseini, Mohammadreza Kheradmandi21-17, 21-12
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