reportbadminton3 days ago

BWF Indonesia Open | Kidambi Srikanth beats Kenta Nishimoto; PV Sindhu outplays Aya Ohori

Eight-seed Kidambi Srikanth registered a comfortable straight game-win against Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto with a scoreline of 21-14, 21-13 at the ongoing BWF Indonesia Open on Wednesday. In addition to that, PV Sindhu registered an 11-21, 21-15, 21-15 win against Japan’s Aya Ohori in the first round.
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newsbadminton6 days ago

BWF US Open | Sourabh Verma loses in semis to Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk

India’s sole contender in the BWF US Open bowed out on Saturday, after he lost to Thailand’s Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk in the semi-finals in straight games. Previously, India had seen the likes of Lakshya Sen, Parupalli Kashyap, and HS Prannoy getting ousted throughout the course of the tournament.
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newsbadminton7 days ago

BWF US Open | Sourabh Verma stuns HS Prannoy to enter semis

Sourabh Verma had to endure a gruelling match that lasted almost an hour before he could overcome compatriot and ace Indian shuttler HS Prannoy in the quarter-final of the US Open. Verma, India’s sole contender in the tournament now, will face Thailand’s Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk in the semis.
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reportbadminton8 days ago

US Open Badminton | HS Prannoy, Sourabh Verma to meet in quarter-final

HS Prannoy got the better of Kwang Hee Heo in the second round of the ongoing US Open badminton Tournament in California to book a place in the quarters. Sourabh Verma, who defeated Lakshya Sen in the decider in the second round, will face Prannoy for a place in the semi-final.
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reportbadminton8 days ago

US Open Badminton | Lakshya Sen, HS Prannoy, Sourabh Verma make it to Round 2

Lakshya Sen defeated Parupalli Kashyap in straight games in the first round of the US Open badminton tournament in Fullerton, Calfornia on Thursday. He will now take on Sourabh Verma, who defeated Toby Penty, in the second round while HS Prannoy also managed to win his first match.
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newsbadminton12 days ago

Canada Open | Parupalli Kashyap loses to unseeded Li Shi Feng in Final

India’s sole hope in the Canada Open Super 100 tournament ended with only a silver medal as Parupalli Kashyap went down against China's Li Shi Feng in three hard fought games. After Kashyap defeated Chinese Taipei’s Wang Tzu Wei in the semi-final, he was the clear favourite to win the gold medal.
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reportbadminton16 days ago

Canada Open | Parupalli Kashyap, Sourabh Verma storm into pre-quarters with convincing victories

Parupalli Kashyap and Sourabh Verma have won their respective second round men’s singles matches at the ongoing Canada Open and qualified for the pre-quarters. On the other hand, Ajay Jayaram, HS Prannoy and Lakshya Sen were knocked out of the tournament after losing in the second round.
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reportbadminton17 days ago

Canada Open | Ajay Jayaram, Sourabh Verma and Lakshya Sen qualify for Round 2

Ajay Jayram, Sourabh Verma and Lakshya Sen have registered victories in the first round of the ongoing Canada Open badminton competition. Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy have also made it to the second round after they got bye in the first round of the Canada Open Super 100 tournament.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Australian Open Badminton | One of the toughest tournaments for every one of us, believes HS Prannoy

HS Prannoy is of the belief that the Australian Open, which will begin from June 4, will be one of the toughest tournaments for the Indian shuttlers. Prannoy will meet experienced Chinese shuttler Lin Dan in the first round of the World Tour Super 300 badminton tournament next week.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

SAI accepts proposal to hire badminton coach Mohammed Siyadath Ullah under TOP scheme

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has included badminton coach Mohammed Siyadath Ullah in its Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS). The inclusion of Siyadath Ullah will be helpful for the men’s shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, and Sameer Verma ahead of their Tokyo Olympics preparations.
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