Sikki, Pranaav clinched Brazil Open Grand Prix title


Posted on:06 Sep 2016 09:08:12

Sikki, Pranaav clinched Brazil Open Grand Prix title
06 September 2016 Current Affairs: India's mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy on 5 September 2016 won the 2016 Brazil Open Grand Prix. It was their maiden Grand Prix title.

In the final clash, the top seeded Indian pair, ranked World no. 65, defeated Canadian combo of Toby Ng and Rachel Honderich 21-15, 21-16 in straight games at Costa Cavalcante.

The 23-year-old Sikky won as many as five international challenger titles in 2015, which includes two mixed doubles and three women's doubles crowns. She was also a part of the bronze medal winning Indian team at the 2014 and 2016 Uber Cup. So far, she played mixed doubles with six different partners, including V Diju, Alwin Francis, Tarun Kona, Manu Attri and K Nandagopal.

Pranaav was part of the Indian team that stunned mighty China 3-2 to win a bronze in the Asia Badminton Team Championships.


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