newsbadminton21 hours ago

Siddharth Singh secures Swedish Open Junior International title

19-year-old Indian shuttler Siddharth Pratap Singh has won his maiden title at the international level after beating Mads Christophersen in straight games in Uppsala yesterday. Siddharth took just 33 minutes to get the better of his Dane counterpart in the final of the international series event.
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newsbadminton6 days ago

Reports : Top-ranked Indian shuttlers opt out of Asian Team Championship

P.V.Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, and Kidambi Srikanth are among the top-ranked Indian shuttlers, who have opted out of the upcoming Asian Team Championship scheduled to be held in Malaysia from February 6 to February 11. Sai Praneeth will lead the second-string Indian team at the Championships.
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newsbadminton8 days ago

Pullela Gopichand points Kidambi Srikanth’s ability to adapt to conditions as his greatest quality

Pullela Gopichand has called Kidambi Srikanth as one of the best players in the world and stating the latter's ability to adapt to different conditions is his greatest quality. Srikanth also praised his coach’s contribution by stating that Indian badminton would not have come this far without him.
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newsbadminton8 days ago

Gopichand : New service rules is advantageous for Indian players with short height.

According to the new rule, the shuttle should be below 1.15 meters from the surface of the court at the instant of being hit by the server’s racket. Pullela Gopichand is livid with the inclusion of the new service rule in all England Championship this year without testing it earlier.
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newsbadminton9 days ago

Hyderabad Hunters beat Bengaluru Blasters to become PBL champions

Hyderabad Hunters edged past Bengaluru Blasters 4-3 in a thrilling finale that went down to the wire, to lift the title in the third edition of PBL. After Hyderabad's Carolina Marin and Lee Hyun IL won their respective matches to level things at 3-3, Rankireddy and Bernadeth won the deciding match.
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newsbadminton10 days ago

PBL 2018 | Bengaluru Blasters edge past Ahmedabad Smash Masters to reach final

The second semi-final between Ahmedabad and Bengaluru remained a close affair with both teams winning their trump games and a game each to keep the score 3-3 before the mixed doubles duo of Rang and Sikki eventually won the decider. Bengaluru will now face Hyderabad Hunters in the final.
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newsbadminton13 days ago

PBL 2018 | Delhi Dashers beat North Eastern Warriors to book semifinal place

Delhi Dashers registered a 4-1 win over North Eastern Warriors in Hyderabad on Wednesday and booked their place in the semifinal of the third season of the Premier Badminton League. Delhi now join Ahmedabad Smash Masters, Bengaluru Blasters and Hyderabad Hunters in the knock-out stages.
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newsbadminton14 days ago

PBL 2018 | Ahmedabad Smash Masters storm into semis by beating Mumbai Rockets 5-0

Ahmedabad Smash Masters became the first side to officially book a place in the semifinal of PBL as they hammered Mumbai Rockets 5-0. Ahmedabad's impeccable evening where they could have finished with a perfect score was halted by Dae and Tan in the last game of the tie beating Nandagopal/Reginald.
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newsbadminton17 days ago

PBL 2018 | Chennai Smashers ride on mercurial PV Sindhu to edge past Ahmedabad Smash Masters 2-1

On a day when Tai Tzu Ying and HS Prannoy failed to make it count, Ahmedabad got a hero in Sourabh Verma who kept things interesting by beating Chennai’s trump card, Brice Leverdez. However, his heroics went in vain as the mixed pair of Juhl/Reginald went down to Sindhu/Reddy in the decider.
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newsbadminton21 days ago

PBL 2018 | Awadhe Masters churn out a hard-fought victory against Ahmedabad Smash Masters

After Prannoy and Tai set up Ahmedabad for a tie-breaker with their respective wins over Srikanth and Nehwal, Nandagopal and Reginald failed to grasp the opportunity. Ahmedabad had a great chance to win the match but Sourabh Verma squandered five match points against Kashyap.
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