Sindhu, Srikanth win national badminton titles

Sindhu, Srikanth win national badminton titles

Top shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth won the women's and men's titles, respectively, at the 78th Senior National Badminton Championships at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here Monday.

World Championship bronze medallist Sindhu won her second national title after 2011 while it is a first for Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold winner Srikanth.

Defending mixed doubles champions Aparna Balan and Arun Vishnu retained their crown while Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa regained the women's doubles crown for the first time since 2009.

Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Akshay Dewalkar won their maiden men's doubles title.

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