newsbadminton14 days ago

PV Sindhu seeded 4th while Kidambi Srikanth seeded 8th at World Badminton Championships

Indian badminton star PV Sindhu has been seeded fourth in the women's singles category at the World Badminton Championships set to commence on August 21st while Saina Nehwal has been seeded 12th. Meanwhile, the in-form Srikanth Kidambi has been seeded 8th in the men's singles category.
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reportbadminton22 days ago

New Zealand Open Grand Prix Gold | HS Prannoy, Purapalli Kashyap advance to second round

US Open champion HS Prannoy has defeated Indonesia's Shesar Hiren Rhustavito 21-14 21-16 to enter the second round of the New Zealand Grand Prix Gold at Auckland on Tuesday. Parupalli Kashyap has also advanced to the second round defeating Indonesia's Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka 21-5 21-10.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Srikanth Kidambi issues rallying cry ahead of World Championships

Srikanth Kidambi has expressed his confidence in Indian shuttlers and went on to suggest that the Indian contingent had a chance to win medals at the upcoming World Championships in Glasgow. The 24-year old also credited Pullela Gopichand and his current coach Mulyo Handoyo for his success.
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newsbadminton2 months 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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newsbadminton3 months 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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newsbadminton3 months 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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reportbadminton4 months ago

Badminton Asia Championships| PV Sindhu beats Aya Ohori to enter the quarter-finals

PV Sindhu dished out a superb performance to record a 21-14, 21-15 win over unseeded Japanese Aya Ohori in a 40-minute match to enter the quarter-finals of the tournament. However, in the men's singles, Ajay Jayaram crashed out of the tournament after losing to Hsu Jen Hao 19-21, 10-21.
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reportbadminton4 months ago

Badminton Asia Championships | Sindhu advances to the second round; Saina crashes out

It has turned out to be a mixed day for Indian badminton as PV Sindhu entered the second round of the Championships while Saina Nehwal lost her opening round game. In the men's singles, Ajay Jayaram faced a tough battle against Tian Houwei but ended up winning the game 21-18, 18-21, 21-19.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Saina skips Singapore Superseries for Asia Championships preparation

Saina Nehwal withdrew from this week's Singapore Superseries to focus and prepare for the Asia Championships to be held in Wuhan in China between April 25 and 30. She made a strong comeback this January by winning the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold after a career-threatening knee injury.
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newsbadminton5 months ago

PV Sindhu rises to career-high 2nd rank

PV Sindhu has reached her best ever ranking of 2 in the latest rankings released by the Badminton World Federation today. The 21-year-old India Open champion leapfrogged Sung Ji-Hyun, Akane Yamaguchi, and Carolina Marin to land one place behind Tai Tzu Ying, who tops the rankings chart.
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