featurebadminton8 hours ago

India Open | PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth India's biggest hopes in star-less tournament

With Saina Nehwal pulling out of the India Open, India’s title chances have highly narrowed down to two shuttlers - PV Sindhu and Kidmabi Srinkanth. Leaving aside the potential that the duo pack, their draws also make them increasingly favourable to reach the semis before any real challenge sets in.
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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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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

National Badminton Championship | PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal face-off on the cards

The National Badminton Championship is scheduled to take place in Guwahati and the fans anticipate a PV Sindhu against Saina Nehwal clash at some stage. Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy are uncertain due to injury concerns which means that Sameer Verma and Parupalli Kashyap could start as favourites.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

PV Sindhu to start her season with Indonesia Masters

After letting Malaysia Masters a miss, Indian badminton ace PV Sindhu will be kicking off her calendar season with Indonesia Masters as she faces China’s Li Xuerui. Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth, on the other hand, will have to go through the qualifiers to progress into the main draw.
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newsbadminton6 months ago

PBL 2019 | Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, K Srikanth clinch maximum price at PBL auction

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, and HS Prannoy fetched the maximum auction price of Rs. 80 lakhs at the PBL 2018 auction which was held on Monday. World champion - Carolina Marin was picked up by newest entrants Pune Aces while Viktor Axelsen went to Ahmedabad Smash Masters.
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newsbadminton6 months ago

China Open | Kidambi Srikanth enters pre-quarters after easy win

Kidambi Srikanth has advanced to the second round of the ongoing China Open in men's singles category after defeating Rasmus Gemke from Denmark by 21-9, 21-19 points. In the mixed doubles category, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponappa won their match and qualified for the next round.
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newsbadminton6 months ago

Japan Open | Kidambi Srikanth lone survivor as Indian challenge falters

India’s fight at the Japan Open took a big hit today as every player, barring Kidambi Srikanth, failed to make it past the second round of the Tour 750 event. While Srikanth defeated Wing Ki Vincent of Hong Kong, PV Sindhu suffered a surprising straight games loss to China’s Fangjie Gao.
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newsbadminton7 months ago

Japan Open | PV Sindhu aims to break finals jinx in Tokyo

After yet another finals loss in the Asian Games, PV Sindhu is hoping to end a trail of finals losses at the Japan Open that will begin tomorrow. While Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy are looking to make up for the Jakarta fiasco, Saina Nehwal and Sai Praneeth won't be a part of the Tour 750 event.
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newsbadminton7 months ago

Asian Games 2018 | India clashes with Japan in women's team badminton event, men face Maldives

After receiving a bye in the first round, the Indian women's team have been put up against Japan, while the men's team will be clashing with Maldives. China, Japan, Thailand, Korea, and India have been given byes in the first round, resulting in their direct entry into quarter-finals of the event.
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