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Singapore Open | Sai Praneeth crashes out as Subhankar Dey and Ruthivka advance

Defending champion B Sai Praneeth crashed out in the first round of the Singapore Open as he suffered a narrow 21-16, 16-21, 18-21 defeat against Japan’s Yu Igarashi today. Meanwhile, Subhankar Dey and Ruthvika along with the pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy advanced into round two.
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newsbadminton2 days ago

BWF World Championships | Sindhu & Saina get Round 1 byes; K Srikanth gets easy draw as well

The Indian seeded pair of Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have both received Byes in the opening round of the 2018 World Championships that will start on July 30 in China. Meanwhile, fifth-seed Kidambi Srikanth will play unseeded Ireland international, Nhat Nguyen in the first round of the competition.
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newsbadminton4 days ago

Thailand Open | PV Sindhu loses to Nozomi Okuhara in final

India ended the Thailand Open 500 Series with no title whatsoever when their last hope, PV Sindhu lost to old nemesis Nozomi Okuhara in the final on Sunday. After losing the first game, Sindhu looked like coming back in the second game before narrowly missing out at the end.
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newsbadminton4 days ago

LIVE THAILAND OPEN | PV Sindhu v Nozomi Okuhara – Final

Thailand Open is getting the final it deserves on Sunday when PV Sindhu will be taking on her old nemesis Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the women’s doubles final. Both the shuttlers have faced each other 10 times prior to this and no one has a clear edge yet that reflects the intensity of the rivalry.
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newsbadminton5 days ago

LIVE INDONESIA OPEN | PV Sindhu vs Gregoria Mariska TunJung – Semi-Final

Once again PV Sindhu remains India’s sole contender in the tournament as she readies to face Indonesia’s Gregoria Mariska TunJung in the final of the Thailand Open. With old nemesis Nozomi Okuhara already in the final, the stage will be set for a terrific showdown if Sindhu wins this match.
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newsbadminton6 days ago

BWF Thailand Open | PV Sindhu advances to semi-finals after beating Malaysia's Soniia Cheah

CWG gold medalist PV Sindhu sealed a spot in the semi-finals of the 2018 BWF Thailand Open as she defeated Malaysia's Soniia Cheah in straight sets by a scoreline of 21-17 21-13 in a match that lasted only 36-minutes. Sindhu will meet Indonesia's Gregoria Mariska Tunjung in order to make the finals.
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newsbadminton7 days ago

Thailand Open | PV Sindhu advances to quarter-finals; Prannoy and Kashyap crash out

PV Sindhu sealed a spot in the quarter-finals of the Thailand Open as she defeated Yip Pui Yin of Hong Kong by a margin of 21-18, 21-14. However, male shuttlers HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap got knocked out by Sony Dwi Kuncoro of Indonesia and Kanta Tsuneyama of Japan respectively.
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newsbadminton9 days ago

Asian School Badminton | Malaysia boys emerge victorious; Thailand girls dominate

The Asian School Badminton Championships saw the youth of Thailand and Malaysia dominate proceedings as the two countries were crowned champions in the girls and boys category. The ASBC seen youngsters from a total of six nations battle it out for glory at the Divisional Sports Complex in Nagpur.
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newsbadminton10 days ago

Thailand Open | P.V. Sindhu to face Linda Zetchiri as Srikanth Kidambi starts in qualifier

Srikanth Kidambi, who was eliminated in first round of Indonesian open, would need to play a qualifier in the first round while P.V. Sindhu is drawn against Linda Zetchiri at the Thailand Open. Saina Nehwal has been drawn against Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the USD 350,000 prize money tournament.
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newsbadminton12 days ago

India to kickoff Asian School Badminton against Malaysia

Hosts India are set up to open their campaign against Malaysia in the Asian School Badminton Championship on Saturday that is being held at the Indoor Stadium of Divisional Sports Complex in Mankapur. With Nepal and Bangladesh withdrawing, the tournament will revolve around six nations.
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