Sporting Families: Sikki Reddy and Sumeeth Reddy

People tend to marry their partner who has similar likings or similar thoughts.
There are very few who chose their partner with the exact same likings, choices as well as careers.
The story of N Sikki Reddy and B Sumeeth Reddy is a similar one.

Individual Careers

Sikki Reddy

Sikki Reddy Nelakurihi is an Indian Badminton Player who specializes in Women’s Doubles as well as Mixed Doubles category.

She is a left handed aggressive player who is also the recipient of the Arjuna Award given by the Indian Government for her excellent performances in badminton.

She has a South Asian Games Gold Medal in Mixed Doubles.
She paired up with Pranaav Jerry Chopra to win another title which was Syed Modi International Tournament.

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Photo: The Indian Express

Sumeeth Reddy

Sumeeth Reddy is an Indian Badminton player who plays Men’s Doubles and pairs up with Manu Attri.
Sumeeth and Manu became the only Indian Male Pair to qualify for the 2016 Olympics.
He won the bronze medal in the 2016 Asian Team Championships in the Men’s Team Category.
The amazing duo of Manu and Sumeeth has podium finishes in almost every tournament they have played.

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The Fairy Tale Pairing

The couple got together at the Gopichand Academy itself during the training days.

The story started when Sumeeth was in 10th standard and Sikki was in 8th. She rejected him that time and this went on for quite a long time. Finally after many years she said yes and on 23rd February 2018 they both got married.

Sumeeth says that the day of marriage was the best moment of his life and he would cherish that forever.

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