Badminton Champion Stars Pradnya Gadre and Ashwini

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Badminton Champion Stars Pradnya Gadre and Ashwini Photo by Ram Kausik

Pradnya Gadre is a successful Indian Badminton player.  Gadre won the women's doubles 76th Senior National Badminton Championships title in 2012 against Balan and Sikki. Pradnya and Sawant took points 21-19 and 22-20. In Asia Badminton Championship held in Qingdao. In the Women's series World's fifth fantastic women's player Saina played against Xiao of China. In the second round Saina lost the tournament margin 16-21. In Men's singles Sai  also lost his match against Wang of China. World's sixteenth number mixed doubles players V Diju and Gutta lost against Korean players. The other mixed players from India Pradnya and Akshay also crashing down in the 2nd round. 

In Malaysia Open tournament Women's singles category icon player Saina beats Singapore GU Juan and she enters into the second round. At the same time in other matches, Indian Badminton pair Ashwini and Pradnya beat Yu Yan of Singapore in 2013. In Indian Open Super Series 2011, Sourabh beat the Olympic medalist Sony by points of 21-18 and 21-19. Sourabh is the Indian player placed at 239th rank in 2011 current world ranking. Other interesting results achieved by Indian players Akshay and Pradnya Gadre defeated Japanese pair in mixed doubles category by 21-17. The World Championships Bronze medalist Ashwini said after the Women's Doubles in Denmark, she decided to play with Pradnya Gadre in the upcoming tournaments.  She has the placed at 143 ranks in Indian Badminton. She is the second qualifier for England Super Series  in a 2013 match in Women's Doubles. The 1st is Sourabh. The 4th qualifier is Pranav Chopra and Akshay in Men's Doubles. In Mixed doubles category Dewalkar and P Gadre are the 1st qualifier in England 2013 Super Series Premier. In 2011, she bagged the title in Indian Badminton Championships.

The Indian Badminton team has talented and young players in its team such as Saina, Gutta, Sourabh, Dewalkar, Ashwini Ponnappa and many more. BAI (Badminton Association of India) announced the upcoming tournaments are Hungarian International Junior Championship will held on March 14 to 17th. In the month of April 2nd to 7th 2013, All India Senior Ranking tournament will be held at Bhilai, Chattisgarh. The Indian Badminton League is coming soon on the June 2013. Saina Nehwal is having the base price of the USD 1 million Prize amount in 2013.  The Men's Single Quarter finalist Kashyap is fixed at the base price at USD 50,000. BAI fixed the base prices of USD 20,000 for Indian top 20 ranked players. Indian Junior player base prices have been fixed at USD 5,000 and 3,000.

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