newsbadminton9 days 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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newsbadminton12 days 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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newsbadminton19 days 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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newsbadminton24 days 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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newsbadmintona month ago

All England Championship | Indian star shuttlers get tough draw to start with

The Indian badminton players have been given a tricky draw in the upcoming All England Championship 2019 that is scheduled to begin from March 6. India's badminton contingent will aim to break the 18-year-old title jinx in the World Tour Super 1000 tournament in Birmingham next month.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Indonesia Masters | PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth qualifies for Round 2

India’s singles shuttlers PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth have won their respective first round matches at the ongoing Indonesia Masters to qualify for Round 2. In the doubles category, the pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy also made it to the second round of the competition. 
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Malaysia Masters | Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal advance to quarter-finals

Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal made it to the quarter-finals in the men’s and women’s singles events of the ongoing Malaysia Masters badminton tournament. The Indian women’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponappa and Sikki Reddy, however, were knocked out in the second round. 
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Malaysia Masters | Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap make it to Round 2

Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal, and Parupalli Kashyap have managed to win their respective first round games in the singles category of the ongoing 2019 Malaysia Masters. The women’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponappa and Sikki Reddy has also qualified for the second round.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Saina Nehwal to lead Indian contingent at Syed Modi International Badminton Championship

Ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Sameer Verma will lead the Indian challenge at the Syed Modi International Badminton Championships as PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikant have pulled out of the event. In the absence of PV Sindhu, Nehwal is the firm favourite in the women’s singles category.
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newsbadminton5 months ago

China Open | PV Sindhu advances to second round as Ashwini Ponappa/ N Sikki Reddy crashes out

Indian ace PV Sindhu started strong by dismantling Russia's Evgeniya Kosetskaya in straight games 21-13, 21-19 to advance to the second round. In doubles, the pairing of Ashwini Ponnappa and N. Sikki Reddy lost in a gruelling encounter against Japanese pair of Shiho Tanaka and Koharu Yonemoto.
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