Dipika Pallikal Karthik a Squash Champion

Dipika Pallikal
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Who is Dipika Pallikal Karthik? 

Dipika Pallikal Karthik is a young Indian squash player who has become an international star. She set herself apart from her opponents due to her determination. When she was just in sixth grade, she started to play in her first tournament. Pallikal Karthik began her professional career in 2006, and she won her first WISPS title in 2011. Squash was generally seen as an elite sport, and Dipika Pallikal Karthik was the first Indian to get placed on the top 10 World Rankings by the Professional Squash Association. She went on to compete in a host of other tournaments as well. In 2012, she became the first female squash player who received the Arjuna Award. In 2014 Pallikal Karthik made history by winning India’s first gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. In total, Pallikal Karthik has won one gold medal, four silver medals and three bronze medals. 

A Biography of Pallikal Karthik

Pallikal Karthik was born on September 21, 1991 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. Pallikal Karthik has sports in her blood. Her mother played international cricket for the Indians women’s team. Pallikal Karthik went pro in 2006, but it took her many years and extensive training to be able to gain her first celebrated win. In 2012, she became the first Indian woman to reach the final of the tournament of champions. In August of 2012, she became the first Indian woman to reach the Australian Open. From that time on, Pallikal Karthik has won awards, accolades and several medals. Pallikal Karthik studied at the Ethiraj College, and she majored in English. She got engaged to an Indian cricket player named Dinesh Karthik in 2013, and they were married in 2015. She and her husband have twin boys. Pallikal Karthik had taken years off from playing squash in order to establish her family and spend quality time with her boys. During that time, she created an interior design business.

FAQ on Pallikal Karthik the Entrepreneur and Squash Player

Q: How old is Pallikal Karthik?

A: Pallikal Karthik is 31 years old.

Q: Who is Pallikal Karthik married to?

A: Pallikal Karthik is married to Dinesh Karthik.

Q:When did Pallikal Karthik begin her career?

A: Pallikal Karthik began her professional career in 2006.

A: What is Pallikal Karthik’s net worth?

Q: Pallikal Karthik has an estimated net worth between $1 million and $5 million.

A: Where was Pallikal Karthik born?

Q: Pallikal Karthik was born in Tamil Nadu, India.

A: What is the latest news on Pallikal Karthik?

Q: Pallikal Karthik plans on getting back to playing squash after not playing for four years.