newsbadminton12 hours ago

WATCH | Hus Ya Ching’s racquet-changing feat mid-rally leaves the commentator speechless

As exhilarating as it sounds, badminton is the only sport where a player can change racquets during an ongoing rally. Chinese Taipei’s Hsu Ya Ching left everyone in awe on Thursday, as she changed her racquet amidst a match-point rally against Danish duo of Juhl-Pederson during the second round.
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newsbadmintona day ago

BWF World Superseries Finals | PV Sindhu crosses opening hurdle, Kidambi Srikanth loses to Axelsen

PV Sindhu has started her Dubai Super Series Finals campaign on a positive note after winning her first game against He Bingjiao 21-11, 16-21, 21-18. Meanwhile, in the men's singles event, Kidambi Srikanth suffered a straight loss to Denmark's World No.1 Viktor Axelson 21-13, 21-17.
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newsbadminton3 days ago

BWF World Superseries | PV Sindhu handed easy draw; Kidambi Srikanth, Viktor Axelsen in same group

PV Sindhu has been placed alongside the Japanese duo of Akane Yamaguchi and Sayako Sato, and China’s He Bingjiao in Group A in the BWF World Superseries. Kidambi Srikanth, on the other hand, has been placed in Group B of men's side alongside World No. 1 Viktor Axelsen, Chou Tien Chen, and Shi Yuqi.
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newsbadminton6 days ago

Kidambi Srikanth focuses on match fitness ahead of Dubai World Super Series finals

Kidambi Srikanth has admitted that the biggest challenge for him is to be able to be fit for every match of the during the upcoming Dubai World Super Series. To maintain his fitness, Srikanth didn’t take part in the China Open and Hong Kong Open as he wanted to rest to remain match fit.
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newsbadminton8 days ago

It's been a great year for Indian badminton, reckons Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand has expressed his happiness at the performance of the Indian shuttlers and termed Kidambi Srikanth's feat of winning four Super Series titles as "phenomenal". The Indian national coach has also stated that Saina Nehwal needs to be fitter to win match after match in big tournaments.
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newsbadminton14 days ago

Kidambi Srikanth : Now, Chinese are scared of us

India's new pin-up badminton star Kidambi Srikanth believes that India's dominance in world badminton now is well and truly established as even the once-dominant Chinese shuttlers now fear them on the court. He also admitted that he aims to break his knock-out jinx in the major tournaments in 2018.
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newsbadminton16 days ago

People remember you through important tournament wins, says Prakash Padukone

Prakash Padukone has emphasized the importance of winning prestigious tournaments and stated that people remember players through the big tournaments wins. He has also urged the Indian players to prioritize the tournaments they want to play in so as to maintain a balance between playing and resting.
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newsbadminton17 days ago

Chennai Smashers to play Awadhe Warriors in PBL opener

The third edition of the Premier Badminton League will be started with PV Sindhu's Chennai Smashers locking horns with Saina Nehwal's Awadhe Warriors on December 23 in Guwahati. North Eastern Warriors will take on Carolina Marin's Hyderabad Hunters on the next day of the league.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Kidambi Srikanth decides to Hong Kong Open a miss

After missing the China Open with a muscle strain Kidambi Srikanth has decided to sit out the Hong Kong Open as well, as he targets to achieve full fitness for the Dubai World Final. Sameer Verma and Ajay Jayaram will also be missing out, but Sai Praneeth will be India's representative in Hong Kong.
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newsbadmintona month ago

BWF China Open | PV Sindhu crashes out after losing in quarters

India’s hope of a medal, in the ongoing China Open, ended as Gao Fangjie handed PV Sindhu a 21-11, 21-10 defeat in the quarter-finals today. In yesterday’s games, Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy had been ousted after losing their respective pre-quarters matches, a week after winning the National titles.
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