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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.

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BWF Rankings: HS Prannoy up to 17th, four Indians in top 20
BWF Rankings: HS Prannoy up to 17th, four Indians in top 20
The Indian men continue to make merry on the BWF circuit. The latest world rankings reflect this.
Interview: HS Prannoy pays huge tribute to Parupalli Kashyap after defeating him in the US Open final
Interview: HS Prannoy pays huge tribute to Parupalli Kashyap after defeating him in the US Open final
In an exclusive chat with Sportskeeda, the shuttler talked about the final and the recent rise of Indian badminton.
BAI announces cash reward for US Open winner H.S Prannoy and runner-up Parupalli Kashyap
BAI announces cash reward for US Open winner H.S Prannoy and runner-up Parupalli Kashyap
Prannoy won his first title of the year.
HS Prannoy defeats Parupalli Kashyap to win the US Open Grand Prix Gold
HS Prannoy defeats Parupalli Kashyap to win the US Open Grand Prix Gold
This was the third all-Indian men's singles final of the 2017 season.
US Open Badminton: Preview and schedule of HS Prannoy vs Parupalli Kashyap final
US Open Badminton: Preview and schedule of HS Prannoy vs Parupalli Kashyap final
They last met during the PBL2 final.
US Open Badminton: HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap set up all-Indian final
US Open Badminton: HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap set up all-Indian final
This is the third time this year an all-Indian men’s singles final has been set up at a Grand Prix Gold level tournament or higher.
US Open Badminton: Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy advance to semi-finals
US Open Badminton: Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy advance to semi-finals
The men's doubles team of Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy also entered the semis.
US Open Badminton: Parupalli Kashyap sets up blockbuster quarter-final meeting with Sameer Verma
US Open Badminton: Parupalli Kashyap sets up blockbuster quarter-final meeting with Sameer Verma
Second seed HS Prannoy also entered the quarter-finals.
US Open Badminton: Parupalli Kashyap stuns the top seed, HS Prannoy advances
US Open Badminton: Parupalli Kashyap stuns the top seed, HS Prannoy advances
Sameer Verma also made a winning return to the Tour from a shoulder injury.
US Open Badminton: Second seed Saina Nehwal pulls out of tournament
US Open Badminton: Second seed Saina Nehwal pulls out of tournament
Nehwal has failed to reach a final since winning the Malaysia Masters in January.
Canada Open: Indian campaign comes to an end with twin losses in doubles
Canada Open: Indian campaign comes to an end with twin losses in doubles
Indian singles shuttlers had exited the tournament in pre-quarter-finals.
Canada Open: HS Prannoy progresses, Parupalli Kashyap bows out in second round
Canada Open: HS Prannoy progresses, Parupalli Kashyap bows out in second round
There was a big win for 20-year-old Karan Rajan Rajarajan.
Canada Open: HS Prannoy, Parupalli Kashyap make winning start
Canada Open: HS Prannoy, Parupalli Kashyap make winning start
Apart from Prannoy and Kashyap, there were three other Indians winning in men's singles on Day 1.
Canada Open: HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap lead the charge
Canada Open: HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap lead the charge
Manu Attri and B Sumeeth are, meanwhile, the defending men's doubles champions.
A victim of visa delay, shuttler Tarun Kona hopes for a proper system in place
A victim of visa delay, shuttler Tarun Kona hopes for a proper system in place
Kona's Canada Open participation is in jeopardy.
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