Indian professional badminton superstar who has won over 24 international titles. The only one to attain the first ranking in the world, therefore becoming the only female player from India and overall the second Indian player to achieve this title. She is the first and sole Indian player to win at least one medal in every BWF major individual event. She has represented India thrice in the Olympics and has won the bronze the second time. She is also the first Indian to win the Super Series. In the 2014 Uber Cup, she led the Indian team and won the bronze medal for India. She was the first Indian to have won the two singles gold medals in the year 2010 and 2018 in the Commonwealth Games. This is just an outline of her numerous achievements, titles, and awards. In 2016, the Government of India bestowed her with the Padma Bhushan award.