|Full Name||Sai Praneeth Bhamidipati|
|Known For||"Overall fourth Indian, and the second male from India, to win a Superseries Title."|
|Born||10 August 1992||Age||25|
|Nickname||Hometown||Palakol, West Godavari, Andhra Pradesh||Residence||Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh||Height||173 cm / 5' 8"|
|Weight||70 kg / 154 lb||Heighest Ranking (Men's singles)||15 (08 June 2017)|
|Current Ranking (Men's singles)||16 (03 November 2017)||Hobbies||Music||Religion||Hindu||Zodiac Sign||Leo|
Education and Family
|Brother||Coach||Pullela Gopichand, Mulyo Handoyo|
B Sai Praneeth's Career
The right-handed B Sai Praneeth's career is well known from stunning some badminton legends which were on the top in the ranking than him, whether it would be the year, 2003 when at All England Champion, he beat Muhammad Hafiz Hashim of Malaysia at the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold tournament in the first round.
Or it could be the memorable winnings in the year 2013 for B Sai Praneeth, when he stunned the world by sending back Taufik Hidayat unexpectedly early at his home ground in front of home crowd, thus ruining his farewell from an illustrious career as a professional badminton player. He defeated Taufik Hidayat in the first round match of Djarum Indonesia Open 2013 by 2-1 games with the final score being 15-21, 21-12, 21-17.
Barely a few day later on 19 June 2013, he again upstaged a much higher ranked player. This time, it was world number four Hu Yun of Hong Kong in the Singapore Super Series.
Then at 2016 All England Super Series Premier, Sai Praneeth continued his surprising performance against the higher rank player, Lee Chong Wei (2nd) of Malaysia in the 1st Round 24-22, 22-20 in straight sets.
While in July 2016, at Canada Open Grand Prix in the men’s singles category. B Sai Praneeth won his maiden grand prix trophy by defeating Lee Hyun-il of South Korea by 21-12, 21-10 score.
In 2017, he won the Singapore Open Super Series after beating his compatriot Srikanth Kidambi in rubber games, and became the fourth Indian to win a superseries title after Saina Nehwal, Srikanth Kidambi and P.V.Sindhu.
Achievements and Awards
- BWF World Junior Championships, Guadalajara, Mexico 2010 - Bronze (Opponent - Viktor Axelsen, Denmark)
- Iran Fajr International, 2010 - Winner (Men's Doubles)
- Iran Fajr International, 2010 - Winner (Opponent - Mohammadreza Kheradmandi, Iran)
- Bahrain International 2012 - Winner (Opponent - Niluka Karunaratne, Sri Lanka)
- Tata Open India International 2012 - Runner Up (Opponent - R. M. V. Gurusaidutt, India)
- Sri Lanka International 2015 - Winner (Opponent - Sameer Verma, India)
- Lagos International 2015 - Winner (Opponent - Adrian Dziolko, Poland)
- Bangladesh International 2015 - Winner (Opponent - Sameer Verma, India)
- Canada Open 2016 - Winner (Opponent - Lee Hyun-il, South Korea)
- Syed Modi International 2017 - Runner Up (Opponent - Sameer Verma, India)
- Thailand Open 2017 - Winner (Opponent - Jonatan Christie, Indonesia) + ₹ 300,000 award from Badminton Associaton of India
- Singapore Open 2017 - Winner (Opponent - Srikanth Kidambi, India)