newsbadminton21 hours ago

Australian Open | Srikanth beats Sai Praneeth to enter semi-finals

Kidambi Srikanth continued his impressive run of form at the ongoing Australian Open with a win over compatriot Sai Praneeth 25-23, 21-17 in the quarterfinal. Srikanth had defeated world no.1 Son Wan Ho yesterday following up on his impressive victory at the Indonesia Open.
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newsbadminton2 days ago

Australia Super Series 2017 | Saina and Sindhu progress to the second round

Saina Nehwal defeated Sung Ji Hyun in straight games of 21-10 21-16 while PV Sindhu overcame Sayaka Sato 21-17, 14-21, 21-18 in the first round. In the men's single, Srikanth Kidambi thrashed Taipei Kan Chao Yu 21-13, 21-16 while Sai Praneeth clinched a win against Tommy Sugiarto.
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newsbadminton9 days ago

Indonesia Open 2017 | Srikanth Kidambi and HS Prannoy progress to the second round while Sai Praneeth crashes out

Srikanth Kidambi defeated Hong Kong's Wong Wing Ki Vincent 21-15, 17-21, 21-16 while HS Prannoy romped past Anthony Sinisuka Ginting 21-13, 21-18 to advance to the second round of Indonesia Superseries. Meanwhile, Sai Praneeth bowed out to Korea's Wang Han Son 21-14, 21-18.
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newsbadminton11 days ago

Saina Nehwal to play her maiden US Open Grand Prix Gold

The Badminton Association of India announced the Indian players for the upcoming international tournaments after a selection committee meeting. 2012 Olympic bronze medallist, Saina Nehwal will lead the Indian Challenge in next month’s US Open where she will participate for the first time.
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newsbadminton19 days ago

Sai Praneeth : I am glad I held my nerve and won the big points

Sai Praneeth expressed his happiness after winning his maiden Thailand Open title yesterday where the 24-year old came from behind to defeat Indonesia's Jonatan Christie 17-21, 21-18 and 21-19 to win the Grand Prix event. Praneeth also added that the win would help improve his world ranking.
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newsbadminton22 days ago

Thailand Open | Saina Nehwal and Sai Praneeth book semi-final berths

Indian shutters had a field day at the Thailand Open today, as both Saina Nehwal and Sai Praneeth booked a place in the semi-finals of their respective events. Saina won her match against H Suzuki 21-15, 20-22, 21-11, while Praneeth beat K Wangcharoen in straight games of 21-16 21-17.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Sudirman Cup| India knocked out of quarter-final by China 0-3

India’s campaign at the Sudirman Cup ended after the first three matches itself as China took an unassailable 3-0 lead on Friday.As a result, PV Sindhu’s women’s singles match against He Bingjao and Ashwini Ponappa-N. Sikki Reddy’s women’s doubles against Bao Tixin-Tang Jinhua now stand canceled.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Saina Nehwal to spearhead India's prospect at Thailand Open, PV Sindhu rested

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) announced the Indian team for the Thailand Open, Indonesia Open, and the Australian Open on Thursday. Saina Nehwal will represent India in all the three tournaments while PV Sindhu has been rested for the Thailand Open and will play in the other two events.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Kidambi Srikanth admits to losing sleep after narrowly missing out on Olympic medal

Kidambi Srikanth was the Indian representative in the men’s singles category at Rio 2016 and he put on an impressive showing, entering the round of 16. However, he lost a closely fought encounter to Lin Dan in the quarter-finals and Srikanth acknowledged that the loss had hit him hard.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Saina Nehwal: It takes time to get your movement back

Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal has spoken about her return post her career-threatening knee injury by stating that she was still trying to get back to her best form after the injury. She has also added that the losses incurred in recent competitions were just a part of the recuperating process.
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