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Parupalli Kashyap Biography & Latest News

Parupalli Kashyap Biography

Parupalli Kashyap is a badminton player from India who is currently ranked No. 9 in the world. Following a short stint at Padukone Academy, Kashyap continued his training at the Gopichand Academy under Pullela Gopichand, a former All England Open Badminton champion. In 2005, Kashyap represented Andhra Pradesh and won the boys' singles title at the National Junior Open Badminton Championship. Subsequently, he appeared in a number of international tournaments. In 2006, he defeated the then world number 19 Przemysław Wacha at the Bitburger Open to reach the semifinals. At the 33rd National Games, Kashyap defeated the then National champion Chetan Anand to win a gold medal for Andhra Pradesh. Keeping up his strong form, he won bronze medals at the 2008 Dutch Open and 2009 Senior National Badminton Championships. At the 2010 Commonwealth Games, Kashyap won the bronze medal for India, after which he made it to the semi-finals of the Indian Open Grand Prix. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Kashyap lost to top seed Lee Chong Wei in the quarterfinals, creating history in the process as he became the first Indian to reach that stage in the Olympics. On 15th June 2012, Parupalli Kashyap cruised into the semifinals of 2012 Djaram Indonesia Open after upsetting world no. 3 Chen Long and world no. 16 Hans-Kristian Vittinghus of Denmark in the men's singles competition in Jakarta, but then lost in the semis.

Parupalli Kashyap Latest News & Articles

Korea Masters: Parupalli Kashyap advances to quarter-finals

Kashyap is the only Indian playing at the Korea Masters.

Korea Masters: Parupalli Kashyap upsets fourth seed to reach pre-quarter-finals

A good day for Indian shuttlers all over the world.

Macau Open Round-up: Saina Nehwal labours to victory; Sai Praneeth wins too

Saina will next square off against the Chinese teenager Zhang Yiman, who is currently ranked 226th.
Badminton: Saina, Praneeth advance; Kashyap bows out of Macau Open
Badminton: Saina, Praneeth advance; Kashyap bows out of Macau Open

Macau Open Round-up: Saina Nehwal survives a scare; Parupalli Kashyap, Sai Praneeth win

Sameer Verma, meanwhile, fails to make a mark.

Macau Open: Sameer Verma, Parupalli Kashyap, Sai Praneeth enter second round

Strong showing by the Indian contingent in the Macau Open.
Sindhu pulls out, Saina to lead Indian challenge at Macau Open (Lead Preview)
Shuttler Sindhu aims at Macau Open title (Preview)

PBL 2017: Record bid for Carolina Marin, Kidambi Srikanth fetches highest price among Indians

The Spaniard fetched a record bid of Rs. 61.5 lakh as she went to the Hyderabad Hunters

BWF Rankings: HS Prannoy rises five places, Pranaav Jerry Chopra/Sikki Reddy break into top 25

PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal slip down the rankings.

BWF Rankings: Massive jump for Sourabh Varma, Pranaav Jerry Chopra-Sikki Reddy break into top 30

Sourabh Varma was not the only one who had such a rise in the latest rankings.

Denmark Open: Parupalli Kashyap, Pranaav Jerry Chopra-Sikki Reddy crash out

PV Sindhu to begin her campaign on Wednesday.

Denmark Open: Tough draw awaits Indian shuttlers

This tournament marks the return of PV Sindhu to the circuit.

Dutch Open: Ajay Jayaram, two Indian mixed doubles pairs reach quarter-finals

Jayaram is the two-time defending champion of this Grand Prix tournament.
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