Badminton lovers will be missing all the beautiful courtcraft, controversial off the court antics and also his backhand smashes.
Taufik Hidayat’s major honors:-
A few words to his fans was “Appreciate me for what I’ve achieved in the earlier part of my career, not the tailend,” said the six-time Indonesian Open winner, whose form took a drastic dip over the last two years.
All he has hung up his racquet, Taufik will spend much of his time now on producing badminton champions through his Taufik Hidayat Academy which was launched early this year.
After Peter Gade, Lee Hyun Ill, Taufik is the third big name to call it quits and we wish him all the best in his future and thanks for all the sweet moments and memories to a true champion of badminton!