newsbadminton18 hours ago

HS Prannoy credits Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu India's positive mindset

HS Prannoy has asserted that Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu’s wins on the international stage is responsible for the positive mindset that Indian players have today. He also said that seeing Saina and Sindhu win at big tournaments, many Indian players started to believe in achieving similar feats.
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newsbadminton5 days ago

BWF to change the scoring system to reduce match timings

After introducing a new World Tour calendar this year, Badminton World Federation is now contemplating to bring more changes to the scoring system and a reduction in on-court coaching. The proposals will come up for discussion at BWF’s Annual General Meeting on May 19 in Bangkok.
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newsbadminton7 days ago

Rituparna Das and Mithun Manjunath win senior national ranking badminton singles titles

Former national champion Rituparna Das has bagged the women’s singles final in the All India Senior Ranking Badminton tournament at the Padukone-Dravid Centre of Sports Excellence in Bangalore on Sunday. In men's singles, Mithun Manjunath beat Siddharth Pratap Singh 21-12, 21-19 to secure the title.
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reportbadminton9 days ago

Badminton Asia Team Championship | India bow out of tournament with twin loss

The PV Sindhu led Indian women's team faced a 1-3 loss against Indonesia in the quarter-finals which resulted in team’s exit from the Asia Team Badminton Championship. The same result occurred in the men’s quarter-final where Indian men’s team bowed out after registering a 1-3 loss to China.
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newsbadminton10 days ago

Nandagopal Kidambi and Alwin Francis win Iran International Challenge title in all-Indian final``

Alwin Francis and Nandagopal Kidambi handed a 9-11, 11-6, 7-11, 11-8, 11-9 loss to another Indian pair of Saurabh Sharma and Kona Tarun to win the men’s doubles final at the Iran International Challenge on Thursday. This is the pair's first title after pairing up with each other last year.
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reportbadminton10 days ago

Badminton Asia Team Championships | Both India men and women teams enter quarterfinals

Despite losing the match yesterday, India’s both men’s and women's teams have qualified for the quarterfinals of the Badminton Asia Team Championships in Malaysia. The Indian women finished second in Group W to qualify for the knock-out while Indian men’s had already qualified for the same stage.
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reportbadminton11 days ago

Badminton Asia Team Championships | Kidambi Srikanth and co. blank Maldives 5-0

Kidambi Srikanth was at his attacking best against the Maldives leaking just 11 points to lead his side to a convincing 5-0 victory over the opponents yesterday. After Srikanth, Sai Praneeth and Sameer Verma won their respective matches before the doubles teams inflicted a bagel in the tie.
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reportbadminton12 days ago

Asia Team Badminton Championship | Both Indian men’s and women’s team get off to a good start

The Indian women’s team under PV Sindhu’s leadership showed a terrific form and register a 3-2 win over Hong Kong and made a positive start in the Asia Team Badminton Championship in Malaysia. Kidambi Srikanth led the Indian men’s side to thrash Philippines 5-0 at the Sultan Abdul Halim Stadium.
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reportbadminton15 days ago

India Open | PV Sindhu concedes title after going down to Zhang Beiwen in three-game thriller

Despite going neck-to-neck for most parts of the game, PV Sindhu failed to close the game on a winning note as Zhang Beiwen secured a 21-18, 11-21, 22-20 win to secure her first major title. Although the Indian put up a huge challenge, Zhang won the last game, much to the dismay of local fans.
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reportbadminton15 days ago

India Open | PV Sindhu thrashes Ratchanok Intanon to book final against Zhang Beiwen

PV Sindhu maintained her winning momentum in the India Open tournament as she entered the final after registering a victory against Ratchanok Intanon in straight games of 21-13, 21-15. She will face American Zhang Beiwen, who defeated Cheung Ngan Yi in the semi-final, in the final encounter.
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