newsbadmintona day ago

Denmark Open | Kidambi Srikanth enters fourth Superseries final in 2017

Young Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth edged closer to his third Super Series Premier title as he overcame Hong Kong’s Wong Wing Ki Vincent comfortably 21-18 21-17. The 25-year-old faces Korea’s Lee Hyun Il in the final, who defeated World No. 2 Son Wan Ho in the other semi-final 25-23 18-21 21-17.
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newsbadminton2 days ago

Denmark Open | Kidambi Srikanth enters semis; Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy crash out of tournament

The day was saved by Kidambi Srikanth for the Indians at the Denmark Open Superseries Premier as he beat the world champion Viktor Axelsen in a hard-fought contest. On the other hand, Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy lost to Akane Yamaguchi and Son Wan-Ho respectively in the quarter-final matches.
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reportbadminton3 days ago

Denmark Open | HS Prannoy, Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth reach quarterfinals

HS Prannoy registered his second successive victory over former World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei to reach the men’s singles quarterfinals of the Denmark Superseries Premier on Thursday. Capping off a good day for India, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth also registered wins to advance to the quarterfinals.
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reportbadminton4 days ago

Denmark Open | Saina Nehwal stuns Carolina Marin in two games; PV Sindhu bows out of tournament

Saina Nehwal has brushed aside Rio Olympics gold medalist Carolina Marin 22-20, 21-18 in a hard-fought first-round encounter of the Denmark Open on Wednesday. On the other hand, PV Sindhu suffered a straight game loss against China's Chen Yufei to crash out of the tournament in the opening round.
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featurebadminton8 days ago

Viktor Axelsen and the hopes of the revival of Danish badminton legacy

The tiny Scandinavian nation Denmark, comprising the Jutland Peninsula and numerous islands nation, could have easily passed for a country that offers great tourism opportunities. Search "Denmark" on Google and you will be directed to some wonderful spots that will take your breath away.
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newsbadminton11 days ago

Dutch Open | Mixed doubles pairs of Ponnappa- Rankireddy and Attri-Maneesha enter pre-quarterfinals

Indian mixed doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy advanced into the round of 16 of the Dubai Grand Prix Gold with a 21-15 20-22 21-6 second-round win. Manu Attri and K Maneesha followed suit as they entered the pre-quarterfinals with a hard-fought 21-18, 21-23, 21-14 win.
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newsbadminton13 days ago

PBL 2017 | HS Prannoy becomes costliest buy at auction; Sindhu, Saina retained

Ahmedabad Smash Masters splurged a staggering Rs. 62 lakhs to acquire India’s HS Prannoy, making him the costliest player at the auction of the Premier Badminton League. Other top players like PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, and Kidambi Srikanth were retained by their respective franchises.
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newsbadminton18 days ago

Lack of coaches not infrastructure biggest problem, claims PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu has asserted that the biggest challenge for Indian Badminton is not the lack of infrastructure but rather the number of coaches available for young players. Sindhu also added that even though she had tasted success in her young career, she expects to do a lot more before calling it a day.
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newsbadminton22 days ago

Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth to get direct entry into National Championship quarter-finals

The Badminton Association of India has decided that players who ranked in top 50 in the BWF World Rankings will get direct entry into the quarters of the National Championship. This means that senior Indian shuttlers, Saina, Sindhu, and Srikanth will feature in the latter stages of the tournament.
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newsbadminton25 days ago

BWF Rankings | Five Indian male shuttlers in top-20 for first time

For the first time ever in the history of badminton rankings, five Indian male shuttlers have entered the top 20 of the BWF singles list. Current World No.19 Sameer Verma has joined Kidambi Srikanth (8), HS Prannoy (15), B Sai Praneeth (17), and Ajay Jayaram (20) in the top 20 of the men's rankings.
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