reportbadminton20 days ago

BWF New Zealand Open | Indian challenge ends as HS Prannoy bows out in quarters

India’s challenge at the BWF New Zealand Open has come to an end as HS Prannoy lost the quarter-final match of Men’s Singles on Friday. After taking the first game against Japan’s Kanta Tsuneyama, Prannoy lost the next two and was defeated 21-17, 15-21, 14-21 in the quarter-final match.
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reportbadminton20 days ago

BWF New Zealand Open | Sai Praneeth bows out as HS Prannoy progresses

India now have just one shuttler left in the Super 300 tournament after B Sai Praneeth lost to Lin Dan in straight games while HS Prannoy defeated Indonesia’s Tommy Sugiarto in straight games to enter the quarterfinals. The doubles pair Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy also bowed out in pre-quarters.
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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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reportbadminton22 days ago

New Zealand Open | Lakshya Sen enters main draw as Parupalli Kashyap bows out

India started the New Zealand Open tournament in a mix with Lakshya Sen sealing a berth in the first main round of the competition while Parupalli Kashyap failed to make the cut. India kick start their main campaign tomorrow as Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy, Sai Praneeth and more take centre stage.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Asian Badminton Championship | HS Prannoy, B Sai Praneeth blame BAI after missing out

HS Prannoy and B Sai Praneeth have blamed the Badminton Association of India (BAI) and said that administrative mistakes by the association have barred them from participating in the tournament. Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma are the two Indians in the men’s singles for the Championship.
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newsbadmintona month ago

BWF Rankings | Kidambi Srikanth slips to eighth position

Kidambi Srikanth has slipped to the eighth position in the recently-released Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings. On the other hand, Sameer Verma, Parupalli Kashyap and Harsheel Danni’s rankings have shown improvement on the fresh list released by the global body on Tuesday.
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newsbadmintona month ago

BWF Singapore Open | PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, and Saina Nehwal progress to quarterfinal

India’s strong run in the Singapore Open continued as the big three PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, and Saina Nehwal registered wins against Mia Blichfeldt, Pornpawee Chochuwong, and Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus respectively. However, Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy bowed out of the tournament.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Singapore Open | Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy advance as Sai Praneeth gets eliminated

Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, and Sameer Verma commenced their Singapore Open campaigns with victories against Sitthikom Thammasin, Brice Leverdez, and Suppanyu Avihingsanon respectively. However, Sai Praneeth had to go down fighting against top-seeded Kento Momota of Japan in a tensed match.
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newsbadmintona month ago

BWF Singapore Open | PV Sindhu targets major laurels in Singapore

PV Sindhu will hope to put behind her recent struggles she has seen on the international circuit as she intends to go all the way at the BWF Singapore Open. Sindhu suffered a first-round exit at the All England Championship and lost in the second round of Malaysia Open to Sung Ji Hyun.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Malaysia Open | Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu qualify as HS Prannoy, Saina Nehwal bow out

India had a mixed day at the ongoing Malaysia Open as Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu registered easy wins in the first round of the 750 series tournament while HS Prannoy and Saina Nehwal were ousted in three gamers. The men’s doubles duo of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy also bowed out early on.
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