B Sai Praneeth Biography:
B Sai Praneeth is an Indian Professional Badminton Player and he was born on Monday, August 10, 1992, to Seshadri Deekshitulu and his wife Madhavi Latha in Palakollu, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Sai has a young brother Sai Praveen. From a very young age, he was interested in badminton and He was inspired by his maternal aunt, Kasturi Devi, a former national badminton player.
In his school day, He used to wake up at 4 A. M and travel 18-kilometre to reach his academy in Gachibowli and dedicate 4 hours of badminton training. Sai Praneeth’s maternal grandfather Siva Shankar Rao helped him excel in sport.
In 2010, he won his first senior international title in Men’s Singles by winning Bronze medal at World Junior Championships. He then won his 2nd international title in Men’s Singles at the Bahrain International 2012.
In 2013, he stunned Muhammad Hafiz Hashim of Malaysia (Titleist of 2003 All England Badminton Championships) in the 1st round at the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold. Later in that year, he defeated Taufik Hidayat of Indonesia (2004 Olympic Gold-Medalist and the former World No.1) in the first round of his final at the Indonesian Open.
B Sai Praneeth All Wiki Biography:
|Real Name||B Sai Praneeth|
|Profession||Indian Badminton Player|
|Highest Rank||#10 (12 November 2019)|
|Date of Birth||August 10, 1992 (Monday)|
|Age (as in 2020)||29 Years|
|Birth Place||Palakollu, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Hometown||Palakollu, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Current City||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Education Qualifications||Not Known|
Due to injuries, he took some break between 2014 to 2015. In 2016, Praneeth gained some much-needed recognition when he stunned Lee Chong Wee of Malaysia (3-time Olympic Silver-Medalist and former World No.1) in the 1st round at the All England Badminton Championships.
In the same year, he won his first Grand Prix Gold title by defeating South Korea’s Lee Kyun-il at the Canada Open 2016. In 2017, he won his 2nd Grand Prix Gold title by defeating Jonatan Christie of Indonesia at the Thailand Open.
Later in that year, he defeat his compatriot Srikanth Kidambi in rubber games and won the Singapore Open Super Series after beating. He then became the fourth Indian to win a superseries title after Saina Nehwal, Srikanth Kidambi, and P.V.Sindhu.
In 2019, he won his first World Badminton Championships medal by winning Bronze after losing to Kento Momota in the semi-finals in Basel, Switzerland. And created history by becoming the first Indian male Badminton player to win a medal at World Badminton Championships since 1983.
In 2021, Sai Praneeth qualified for the Tokyo Olympics as he’s in the top-16 with a rank of 15 as per the Badminton World Federation rankings list.
B Sai Praneeth Achievements:
- World Junior Championships Guadalajara 2010 (Boy’s Singles): Bronze Medal
- South Asian Games Guwahati-Shillong 2016 (Men’s Team): Gold Medal
- Asia Team Championships Hyderabad 2016 (Men’s Team): Bronze Medal
- World Championships Basel 2019 (Men’s Singles): Bronze Medal
- Asia Team Championships Manila 2020 (Men’s Team): Bronze Medal
Physical Stats & More
|Height (Approx)||173 cm (in Centimeters) |
1.73 m (in meters)
5’8” (in feet inches)
|Weight (Approx)||70 kg (in kilograms)|
154 lbs (in pounds)
|Body Measurements||Chest: 40 inches|
Waist: 31 inches
Biceps: 13 inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Parents||Father: Seshadri Deekshitulu|
Mother: Madhavi Latha
|Siblings||Brother: Sai Praveen|
|Marriage Date||December 8, 2019|