newsbadminton5 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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reportbadminton11 days ago

PBL 2018 | Hyderabad Hunters secure finals spot with 3-0 win over Delhi Dashers

Hyderabad Hunters registered 3-0 win over Delhi Dashers in the first semifinal match at Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, thanks to Carolina Marin and Sai Praneeth who won both the trump match of the day. In second semifinal Bengaluru Blasters will face Ahmedabad Smash Masters today in Hyderabad.
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reportbadmintona month ago

PBL 2018 | Bengaluru Blasters beat Delhi Dashers to start their campaign on winning note

Bengaluru Blasters emerged victorious over Delhi Dashers, thanks to current World Champion Victor Axelsen who helped the team kick-start their Premier Badminton League campaign on a positive note. Bengaluru registered a 5-2 win over Delhi team at the Siri Fort Sports Complex in Delhi on Thursday.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

BWF China Open | Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy progress into second round

Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu advanced to the second round of the China Open Super Series as they defeated Beiwen Zhang and Sayaka Sato respectively in women’s singles. In the men’s singles, HS Prannoy also entered into the next round as he overcame Korea’s Lee Dong Keun 18-21, 21-16,21-19.
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reportbadminton3 months 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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newsbadminton3 months 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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newsbadminton4 months ago

Korea Open | PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap, Sai Praneeth enter second round

World No. 4, PV Sindhu, Singapore Open champion Sai Praneeth, and US Open finalist Parupalli Kashyap have recorded victories in their first-round encounters at the Korea Open Superseries. HS Prannoy, however, failed to cross the first hurdle as he went down to NG Ka Long Angus in three games.
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newsbadminton5 months ago

Ashwini Ponnappa : It's not easy being a doubles player in the country

Ashwini Ponnappa has said that young Indian players tend to focus more on the Singles event which results in the lack of quality Doubles players in major tournaments. Ponnappa, who is currently paired up with Sikki Reddy, added that lack of experience converts into failures against Doubles' experts.
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newsbadminton5 months ago

BWF Rankings | PV Sindhu rises to 4th spot while Kidambi Srikanth falls two places

The latest BWF World rankings released on Thursday saw India’s star shuttler PV Sindhu move up a spot to the fourth place as Kidambi Srikanth fell to the tenth spot in the standings. Saina Nehwal, B Sai Praneeth, HS Prannoy, and Ajay Jayaram, however, didn’t see any change in their rankings.
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reportbadminton5 months ago

BWF World Championships | Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, and B. Sai Praneeth through to pre-quarters

Yesterday was a good day for India at the ongoing BWF World Championships as the likes of Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, and B. Sai Praneeth all moved into the pre quarters. However, the women’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy put up a valiant fight before bowing out.
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