Anup Sridhar is a male badminton player from India. Anup Sridhar is India\'s Thomas Cup captain. Anup\'s best year on tour so far was 2007 during which he ended the year as the top Indian badminton player with a ranking of 25. The highest ranking in is profile to date was recorded at 24 in early 2008. He was able to reach the semifinals at the German Open and the Asian Badminton Championships and the quarterfinals at the Thailand Open and, most importantly, at the 2007 World Championships. His most famous win was the one over Taufik Hidayat – former world no. 1, gold medalist at the 2004 Athens Olympics and 2005 World Champion – at the World Championships. Anup started 2008 by winning the prestigious Pramod Mahajan All-India ranking tournament in New Delhi. He contested in the men\'s singles event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.