Birthday Wish to Chetan Anand (Badminton Player)
• Chetan Anand was born on 08-07-1980 in Vijayawada in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. • Chetan started his career in 1992 by playing badminton at the Mini Nationals in Mumbai. • Chetan Anand won the 12 and 15 year age groups doubles, pairing up with A. Prithvi. • At the age of 15, he reached his first open nationals singles and was adjudged the runner-up. He won the doubles again with A. Prithvi. • Chetan Anand won more than 15 major ranking tournaments in India after his first Asian Satellite tournament in Bangalore – the beginning of his seniors. • In 2004, Chetan Anand became the National Badminton Champion. • Chetan Anand won the Toulouse Open in France 2004 and Irish and Scottish open Badminton Tournaments in 2005. • Chetan Anand won his first Grand Prix title in 2008 at the Bitburger Open. • In 2008, Chetan Anand was also the runner-up in the Dutch Grand Prix. • Chetan Anand was ranked 10th in the world, touched his epitome in 2009. • Chetan Anand won the Dutch Open Grand Prix in 2009 and also the Jaypee Syed Modi Memorial Grand Prix at Lucknow. • Chetan Anand dropped to a 54 following his ankle injury later on. • Chetan Anand was adjudged the National Badminton champion 4 times, in 2004, 2007, 2008 and 2010. • Chetan Anand also received the prestigious Arjuna Award for his achievements on the court.