reportbadminton11 hours ago

Sudirman Cup 2019 | India succumb to humiliating 0-5 loss to China

India ended their Sudirman Cup campaign on a terrible note as they went down 5-0 against hosts China in their last group stage match of the tournament. After they had lost 3-2 to Malaysia on Tuesday, the match against China was a do-or-die one for the Kidmabi Srikanth-led side.
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reportbadmintona day ago

Sudirman Cup 2019 | India close to early elimination after losing 2-3 to Malaysia

India succumbed to a must and easy win leg against Malaysia in the first group match of the Sudirman Cup as the contingent stares at an early elimination from the mixed team championship. India could only win their mixed doubles and the women’s singles match losing the other three.
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newsbadminton4 days ago

Sudirman Cup 2019 | The draw is very tough, believes Pullela Gopichand

Ahead of India’s campaign at the Sudirman Cup mixed team badminton championship, chief national coach Pullela Gopichand has mentioned that the draw for the Indians is “very tough”. However, he has further added that the Indian shuttlers have trained hard and their target is to bag a medal.
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featurebadminton5 days ago

Sudirman Cup 2019 | Inconsistent Indian shuttlers leave fans little to be excited about

After reaching the quarterfinals of the 2011 and 2017 editions, the 2018 Commonwealth Games mixed team gold medalists India have been pitted with 10-time Sudirman Cup winners China this time. However, their erratic and injury-returned shuttlers are instilling very little confidence in fans.
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reportbadminton21 days ago

New Zealand Open | Saina Nehwal eliminated as Sai Praneeth, HS Prannoy advance

India started their New Zealand Open campaign on a sour note with Saina Nehwal getting eliminated in the first round itself while male shuttlers Sai Praneeth and HS Prannoy advanced. Lakshya Sen was also shown the door but not before he stretched Wang Tzu Wei to a thrilling three gamer match.
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reportbadminton2 months ago

Malaysia Open 2019 | Sameer Verma loses in first round as mixed doubles duo progresses

Sameer Verma had come to his opening match of the tournament as the second favourite against Shi Yuqi and put up a tremendous fight before eventually running out of fuel. In other games, N Sikki Reddy got the job done with Pranaav Jerry Chopra, but she faltered alongside Ashwini Ponnappa.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

India Open | PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal seeded second and fifth respectively

PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal have been seeded second and fifth respectively in the upcoming India Open. India also has a strong presence in the men’s section with as many as six shuttlers among whom Kidambi Srikanth has secured the top seed of number three followed by Sameer Varma at fifth.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Swiss Open | B Sai Praneeth to clash with Sameer Verma in all Indian pre-quarters

Sameer Verma overcame the challenge of Ajay Jayram in straight games, while B Sai Praneeth got walkover by an injured England’s Rajiv Oushep to set up a pre-quarter final. The men’s doubles duo of Pranav Jerry Chopra and Chirag Shetty advanced to the next round by beating Astrup and Rasmussen.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

All England Badminton Championship | Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, B Sai Praneeth qualify for Round 2; PV Sindhu bows out

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth have won their respective matches on the opening day of the All England Open Badminton Championship to qualify for the second round of the tournament. PV Sindhu’s defeat against Korea’s Sung Ji Hyun was the major setback for India on Day 1.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Reports | India’s doubles badminton coach Tan Kim Her resigns

According to a report by Scroll.in, India’s doubles badminton coach Tan Kim Her has stepped down around 18 months before the completion of his tenure. His tenure was to end only after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics but he has resigned from the position citing personal reasons behind the decisions.
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