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Nelakurihi Sikki Reddy (born 18 August 1993) is an Indian badminton player who plays doubles and mixed doubles.[1] In 2016, she won the Brazil and Russia Open Grand Prix title in the mixed doubles event partnered with Pranaav Jerry Chopra.[2] She and Chopra also won the gold medal at the South Asian Games.[3][4]

N. Sikki Reddy
Personal information
Birth nameSikki Reddy Nelakurihi
Country India
Born (1993-08-18) 18 August 1993 (age 25)
mahabubabad, Telangana, India
ResidenceHyderabad, India
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight50 kg (110 lb)
HandednessLeft
CoachPullela Gopichand
Tan Kim Her
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking22 (WD 19 October 2017)
13 (XD 23 March 2017)
Current ranking25 (WD), 21 (XD) (22 November 2018)
BWF profile

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AchievementsEdit

Commonwealth GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre,
Gold Coast, Australia
  Ashwini Ponnappa   Setyana Mapasa
  Gronya Somerville
21–19, 21–19   Bronze

South Asian GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Multipurpose Hall SAI–SAG Centre,
Guwahati, India
  K. Maneesha   Jwala Gutta
  Ashwini Ponnappa
9–21, 17–21   Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Multipurpose Hall SAI–SAG Centre,
Guwahati, India
  Pranaav Jerry Chopra   Manu Attri
  Ashwini Ponnappa
30–29, 21–17   Gold

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[5] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour are divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[6]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Syed Modi International Super 300   Ashwini Ponnappa   Chow Mei Kuan
  Lee Meng Yean
15–21, 13–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Hyderabad Open Super 100   Pranaav Jerry Chopra   Akbar Bintang Cahyono
  Winny Oktavina Kandow
21–15, 19–21, 23–25   Runner-up

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Syed Modi International   Ashwini Ponnappa   Kamilla Rytter Juhl
  Christinna Pedersen
16–21, 18–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Syed Modi International   Pranaav Jerry Chopra   B. Sumeeth Reddy
  Ashwini Ponnappa
22–20, 21–10   Winner
2016 Scottish Open   Pranaav Jerry Chopra   Goh Soon Huat
  Shevon Jemie Lai
21–13, 18–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2016 Russian Open   Pranaav Jerry Chopra   Vladimir Ivanov
  Valeria Sorokina
21–17, 21–19   Winner
2016 Brasil Open   Pranaav Jerry Chopra   Toby Ng
  Rachel Honderich
21–15, 21–16   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Welsh International   Ashwini Ponnappa   Anastasia Chervyakova
  Olga Morozova
16–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2015 Tata Open India International   K. Maneesha   Chaladchalam Chayanit
  Phataimas Muenwong
11–21, 21–15, 13–21   Runner-up
2015 Lagos International   Pradnya Gadre   Özge Bayrak
  Neslihan Yiğit
21–19, 21–23, 21–15   Winner
2015 Polish Open   Pradnya Gadre   Alexandra Bruce
  Phyllis Chan
21–16, 21–18   Winner
2015 Uganda International   S. Poorvisha Ram   Negin Amiripour
  Aghaei Hajiagha Soraya
11–7, 6–11, 8–11, 11–7, 11–3   Winner
2013 Tata Open India International   Pradnya Gadre   Jwala Gutta
  Ashwini Ponnappa
21–19, 21–19   Winner
2012 Tata Open India International   Aparna Balan   Lee So-hee
  Shin Seung-chan
21–19, 13–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2011 Bahrain International   Aparna Balan   Nicole Grether
  Charmaine Reid
10–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2009 Smiling Fish International   P. C. Thulasi   Porntip Buranaprasertsuk
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
19–21, 17–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Lagos International   Tarun Kona   Robert Mateusiak
  Nadieżda Zięba
19–21, 7–21   Runner-up
2015 Uganda International   Tarun Kona   Muhammed Ali Kurt
  Kader İnal
11–6, 11–4, 11–6   Winner
2014 Tata Open India International   Manu Attri   Akshay Dewalkar
  Pradnya Gadre
21–19, 19–21, 21–10   Winner
2013 Bahrain International Challenge   V. Diju   Sanave Thomas
  Prajakta Sawant
21–19, 14–21, 23–23 Retired   Runner-up
2013 Bahrain International   V. Diju   Arun Vishnu
  Aparna Balan
14–21, 23–25   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Reddy N. Sikki". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Ruthvika Gadde, Reddy-Chopra win in Russian Open Grand Prix 2016". ESPN. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  3. ^ "South Asian Games: Ruthvika Shivani stuns PV Sindhu to win gold". Daily News and Analysis. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  4. ^ https://telanganatoday.com/sikki-reddys-saga-blood-sweat-and-success
  5. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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