INDIAN BADMINTON had a brilliant year in 2017 and the year end tournament that is the Dubai Super Series Finals will see two shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu in action.
All the shuttlers especially the men's singles shuttlers had a great year. In the doubles section, youngster Satwiksairaj was on fire this year.
All of their hard work have earned them nominations for BWF Annual Awards. Srikanth has been nominated for 'Male Player of the year', Sindhu- 'Female Player of the year' and Satwik for 'Most Promising player of the year'
Last year, Sindhu had bagged the 'Most Improved player of the year'.
Below are the full list of nominees in each of the above mentioned categories:
Male Player of the year:
Srikanth , Viktor Axelsen (Denmark), Zheng Siwei (China), Marcus Gideon/Kevin Sukamuljo (Indonesia)
Female Player of the year:
Sindhu, Tai Tzu Ying (Chinese Taipei), Chen Qingchen (China), Huang Yaqiong (China), Lee So Hee (Korea), Akane Yamaguchi (Japan)