Hyderabad: All set to tie the knot with compatriot shuttler Parupalli Kashyap at the end of this year, is none other than Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal, according to media reports on Wednesday.

Hailing from Hyderabad, the badminton duo was dating each other for quite a few years and finally want to make it formal, reported The Times of India.


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The newspaper further stated that the marriage ceremony will be held on December 16 and it will be a private affair for both the families with about 100 guests on the invitation list with a big wedding reception on December 21.

Having been the talk of the town for the past few years, the love affair of Saina and Kashyap has set couple goals, marking another alliance inside Indian sports fraternity after Dinesh Karthik-Dipika Pallikal, Ishant Sharma-Pratima Singh, Geeta Phogat-Pawan Kumar and Sakshi Malik-Satyawart Kadian.


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On the professional front, Saina did the nation proud by winning the bronze medal at the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia.

Kashyap, also a prolific shuttler, having won the gold medal in men's singles at the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, achieved his career best of world number six in 2013 while Saina is a former world No. 1 women's singles player.