Dipika Pallikal Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Husband, Family, Photos & More:
Dipika Pallikal Age, Birthday, Profession & Debut:
Dipika Pallikal Karthik is an Indian professional Squash Player. She was born on 21 September 1991 (age 27 years) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Dipika is the first Indian to break into the top 10 in the PSA Women’s rankings. She is the wife of famous Indian cricketer Dinesh Karthik.
Dipika Pallikal Career:
Dipika Pallikal Karthik played her first international tournament in London when she was in her sixth grade. She clinched her first of three WISPA titles for 2011 in September by winning the Orange County Open in Irvine, California. She notched up her second in the United States with another WISPA tour event victory. The third came in Hong Kong in the Crocodile Challenge Cup in December 2011 and that took her to number 17 in world rankings.
In January 2012, she became the first Indian ever to reach the summit clash of a Silver event when she reached the final of the Tournament of Champions squash meet in New York. She broke into the top 10 in December 2012. Dipika became the first Female Squash player to be conferred with the Arjuna Award, India’s second highest sporting award in the year 2012.
2011– Orange County Open, Dread Sports Series, Crocodile Challenge Cup
2013– Arjuna Award, Macau Squash Open, Meadowood Pharmacy Open
2014– Bronze Medal in women’s singles tournament at 2014 Asian Games at Incheon, South Korea, Gold Medal along with partner Joshna Chinappa in women’s doubles tournament at 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow, Scotland, Padma Shri
2015– Winnipeg Winter Club Open
Dipika Pallikal Family, Education & Affairs:
Dipika Pallikal was born and raised in Chennai in a Malayali family. She was born to father Sanjiv Pallikal and mother Susan Itticheria (Former Indian Cricketer). She has two sister named Divya Pallikal and Dia Pallikal.
Dipika completed her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English Honours from Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai. She got engaged to Indian Cricketer Dinesh Karthik on 15 November 2013. The couple has Christian wedding on 18 August 2015 and Hindu wedding on 20 August 2015.
Dipika Pallikal Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Boyfriend, Family, Photos & More:
|Dipika Pallikal Karthik Bio|
|Real Name||Dipika Rebecca Pallikal|
|Date of Birth / Birthday||21 September 1991|
|Birthplace||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Residence||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Height in Centimeters||171 cm|
|Height in Inches||5’ 7”|
|Weight in Kilograms||69 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||152lbs|
|Parents||Father: Sanjiv Pallikal
Mother: Susan Itticheria (Former Indian Cricketer)
Sister: Divya Pallikal, Dia Pallikal
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English Honours|
|School||Good Shepherd Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai|
|College/ University||Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai|
|Affairs, Boyfriends and Marital Status|
|Husband/ Spouse||Dinesh Karthik (Indian Cricket Player)|