Dipika Pallikal Karthik
The first Indian to break into the top 10 in the PSA Women’s rankings, Dipika gained popularity in 2011 winning three WISPA tour titles. She broke into the top 10 in December 2012. She clinched her first of three WISPA titles for 2011 in September by winning the Orange County Open in Irvine, California. She has been felicitated with Arjuna Award (2012) and Padma Shri (2014).