Vastavam web:Prime Minister Narendra Modi and cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, among others, lavished praise on Kidami Srikanth for claiming the Australian Open title with a stunning win over reigning Olympic and world champion Chen Long.”We are really proud of the victory of @srikidambi in the Australian Open. I congratulate him for yet another wonderful win,” Modi wrote on his twitter handle.”Heartiest congratulations to @srikidambi on winning 2nd successive superseries title. Proud of you champion! #AustralianSS,” wrote Tendulkar on his twitter handle.
Another former India cricketer Virender Sehwag also extended his best wishes as he wrote, “Congratulations @srikidambi on beating reigning Olympic & World Champion Chen Long & winning a 4th Superseries title. Take a bow, Srikanth !.Denmark shuttler Mathias Boe felt Srikanth’s achievement of winning back-to-back titles was rare.Sports Minister Vijay Goel also lauded Srikanth’s second consecutive Super Series title.Former India hockey captain Viren Rasquinha not only applauded Srikanth but also his coaches, especially national coach Pullela Gopichand. Tennis ace Sania Mirza said, “@srikidambi on fire love it.. huge congratulations once again .. keep it rolling.”