On Monday, Indian badminton star HS Prannoy received congratulations from Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan after winning the men's singles championship in the Malaysia Masters Super 500 competition in Kuala Lumpur. Prannoy's outstanding accomplishment, according to Vijayan, not only made Kerala proud but would inspire future athletes to put in more effort.
“Congratulations to SH Prannoy for winning the Malaysia Masters 2023 in amazing fashion. His amazing accomplishment has brought honour to Kerala and will motivate aspiring athletes to strive harder. Stay strong, HS Pranay.
Prannoy, the ninth-ranked player in the world and a native of Kerala, reportedly won the championship on Sunday after beating Weng Hong Yang of China in a three-game final. Prannoy has won the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour for the first time. According to reports, it would be India's first singles victory of 2023.