Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap Get Married, Announce On Twitter

Updated: 15 December 2018 09:58 IST

Saina Nehwal Wedding: The World No.10 confirmed the news of her wedding with Parupalli Kashyap in October. Saina and Kashyap have been dating each other for the past ten years.

Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap Get Married, Announce On Twitter
Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap got married on Friday. © Twitter

Badminton stars Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap took to Twitter to announce their marriage on December 14. And now the Saina Nehwal wedding is becoming the talk of the town. Both the badminton stars had extended their wedding invitations to coach Pullela Gopichand and other celebrities along with some ministers. They have been training with Gopichand since 2005 and were reportedly dating for the past 10 years. Nehwal had confirmed the news of their wedding in October, putting all rumours to rest. The Indian badminton player started extending their wedding invitation with Telangana MLA KT Rama Rao. Here are some of the other guests who are invited to their wedding.

Film actor Chiranjeevi, Governor E.S.L Narasimhan and Vimala Narasimhan, former cricketer V Chamundeswaranath, owner of Hyderabad Hunters (PBL franchise) VRK Rao and Gopichand among others. Both stars took to Instagram to upload the pictures of them extending the wedding invitations to the celebrities. Saina, 28, had said that she had started dating Kashyap, 32, in 2007 after they began going on tours together but had delayed the marriage in order to focus on their careers.

On the work front, Saina Nehwal had won a women's singles gold in the 2018 Commonwealth Games. She also has 20 major titles to her name, which include an Olympic bronze and silver at the World Championships.

As for Kashyap, he had reached a career-high ranking of World No.6 before injuries stopped his rise in the men's circuit. Kashyap, last played Syed Modi International 2018 tournament in November where he reached the the quarterfinal stages of the tournament. Kashyap crashed out after suffering a 16-21, 19-21 loss to Sitthikom Thammasin of Thailand in a match that lasted 44 minutes.

Saina Nehwal's wedding with Parupalli Kashyap will be the latest after a string of high-profile sports couples tied the knot.

India cricket captain Virat Kohli married Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma in Italy last year, while grand Slam-winning Indian tennis star Sania Mirza married Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik in 2010. 

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Highlights
  • Best match of my life, Saina captioned her photo uploaded on Twitter
  • The Indian badminton stars were reportedly dating for the past 10 years
  • Saina had confirmed the news of her wedding with Kashyap in October
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