The Chief Minister stated that the Andhra Pradesh government was extending all the help to the players and encouraging them to bring laurels to the State.
Srikanth, seeded eighth in the BWF Super 500 tournament, won the first round match 18-21 21-10 21-16 in 49 minutes.
Celebration goes beyond just a reflection of the enormity of the achievement. It has the power to unite and bind us together in one common thread of emotion.
Kidambi Srikanth has said the title triumph over 14-time Thomas Cup champions Indonesia would not have been possible without the contingent showing pure resilience and mental strength.
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, the other shuttler from AP, who paired with Chirag Shetty to win the doubles match, hails from Amalapuram in Konaseema district.
A team with the right age profile triumphed, overturning history. The task is now to reproduce this level of success in Paris.
Thakur complimented the players, coaches and support staff of the Indian team for the historic triumph.
HS Prannoy had helped India over the line in the all-important fifth rubber against Leong Jun Hao, helping India seal a 3-2 victory over Malaysia, on Thursday.
Sindhu, a two-time Olympic medallist, trounced USA's Lauren Lam 21-15 21-14, while Srikanth saw off Malaysia's Daren Liew 22-20 21-11 at the Palma Stadium.
The 23rd-ranked Indian could not maintain the consistency she showed in the first game to lose 21-17, 13-21, 13-21 against her 64th-ranked opponent on Thursday night.
Seventh seed Kidambi Srikanth defeated Mads Christophersen in straight games in the men's singles opening round of Swiss Open badminton here on Wednesday.
Lakshya Sen has been operating with new-found verve in recent times, accounting for some big names in the world of badminton in the process.
The Indian players look to break India's 21-year title drought at the All England Championships, which begins here on Wednesday.
Srikanth finally got his rhythm back when he claimed the World Championship silver medal at Huelva, Spain in December last but he couldn't continue the momentum as he tested positive for COVID.
All the close contacts of the seven players were also withdrawn from the event. In total, there were 11 walkovers across all categories on Thursday.