After Prakash Padukone, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth, they are the fourth Indians to achieve the top ranking.
From Parul Chaudhary’s stunning heist to the squash team’s thrilling win over Pakistan, India had many memorable moments.
When the new BWF rankings drop next week, a further accolade awaits the two men who may well wish for 2023 to never end.
There was some illness going around in the badminton camp and Chirag Shetty was feeling the after-effects of it on Saturday as well.
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy along with Chirag Shetty bagged the first ever gold in Badminton men’s double (doubles), while Jyothi Surekha Vennam bagged gold in Compound Archery.
Satwiksairaj and Chirag thus became the first-ever Indian badminton doubles pair to win the Asian Games gold medal.
The world No.3 pair, which was part of the silver-medal winning Indian men's team last week, produced a sensational show to outclass Malaysia's Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik.
At Hangzhou in October, Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy hope to go to a place Indian badminton has never travelled to before, gold at the Asian Games.
World No 3 doubles pair, Satwik and Chirag, likens their craft to board game; says anticipating rivals' moves is key to finding success.
This year's BWF World Championships will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark from August 21 to 27.
Easy wins. Hard wins. Come-from-behind wins. Problem-solving on the fly to win. Going out of their comfort zone to win.
India's ace badminton pair beats World No 1 team, pockets second successive BWF world tour title in Korea.
The world number three Indian pair notched up a 21-15 24-22 win over the second-seeded Chinese in a 40-minute duel at the Jinnam stadium.
Satwik's smash was faster than the top speed of 372.6 km/h achieved by a Formula 1 car.
The Indian duo is in the middle of a dream 2023 having won two World Tour titles already, besides the Swiss Open alongside a gold medal at the Badminton Asia Championships.
After making history, it is easy to get carried away. But they are always mindful of their bigger dream—an Olympic medal.
Indian duo become first pair from country to capture BWF World Tour Super 1000 event with success at Indonesia
The strategy was the same but the Indian pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty executed it to perfection.
World No 6 partnership become first pair from India to capture BWF World Tour Super 1000 event with success at Indonesia.
The Indians outwitted the Malaysian world champion duo of Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik 21-17, 21-18 in an intense contest that lasted 43 minutes.