N Sikki Reddy, Pranaav Chopra wins Brazil Open Grand Prix mixed doubles title


40778-rrnmqygdgk-1473061038Indian pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy have won the 2016 Brazil Open Grand Prix title of Badminton in the mixed doubles category. It was their maiden Grand Prix title.

  • The Indian pair (World no. 65) defeated Canadian pair of Toby Ng and Rachel Honderich by 21-15, 21-16 score held at Costa Cavalcante. In 2015, N Sikki Reddy had won as many as five international challenger titles, which includes two mixed doubles and three women’s doubles crowns. Besides, she was also a part of the bronze medal winning Indian team at the 2014 and 2016 Uber Cup.
  • So far, she played mixed doubles with six different partners, including Alwin Francis, V Diju, Manu Attri, Tarun Kona, and K Nandagopal. Pranaav Jerry Chopra was part of the Indian team that had won a bronze medal in the Asia Badminton Team Championships.

 

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