Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth for winning the women's and men's singles titles, respectively, at the China Open Super Series Premier in Fuzhou on Sunday.
"A wonderful day for Indian badminton! Congrats to @NSaina & K Srikanth for the victories at the China Open Super Series Badminton Tournament," tweeted Modi. (Gopichand wishes Saina, Srikanth)
While Saina clinched the women's title of the $700,000 event, compatriot Srikanth grabbed all the headlines by pulling off the biggest triumph of his career when he upset two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan in the final.