Rajiv Ouseph is an English badminton player of Malayali descent who currently ranks No. 1 in England. He has won the Senior National Singles title five times in a row at the English National Badminton Championships from 2008 to 2012 mthus becoming the first player to win five onsecutive national singles titles. In 2009 he won the Canadian Open, Le Volant d'Or de Toulouse, Scottish Open, Irish Open and went on to win the 2009 European Circuit Finals. In the junior English national circuit he has won all the singles titles from the ages of under 13 to under 19. He won his first senior cap for England at the age of nineteen in the Thomas Cup. Rajiv was selected as the number 1 singles player for the English team in the 2010 Thomas Cup which was held in Poland in February 2010. In 2010, he won a bronze medal in the Men's Singles Event in the European Badminton Championships and followed it up with a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in men's singles, as well as the bronze medal in the mixed team event. In July 2010 Rajiv won the prestigious US Open Mens Singles Championships Title. Rajiv represented Team GB in the London 2012 Summer Olympics and played singles in front of the home crowd in July.