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Australian Open | Srikanth beats Sai Praneeth to enter semi-finals

Kidambi Srikanth continued his impressive run of form at the ongoing Australian Open with a win over compatriot Sai Praneeth 25-23, 21-17 in the quarterfinal. Srikanth had defeated world no.1 Son Wan Ho yesterday following up on his impressive victory at the Indonesia Open.
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reportbadminton2 days ago

Australia Super Series 2017 | Kidambi Srikanth to face Sai Praneeth in the Quarter-finals

B Sai Praneeth and Kidambi Srikanth have won their respective second-round matches of the Australian Open to book a quarter-final date with each other. In the Women's singles, Sania Mirza and PV Sindhu, too, secured passage into the round of eight after registering victories in Sydney.
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Indonesia Open 2017 | Kidambi Srikanth beats Kazumasa Sakai to clinch title

Kidambi Srikanth put on a dominant display to secure his second Super Series Premier title by beating Japan's Kazumasa Sakai in straight games of 21-11, 21-19 to win the 2017 Indonesia Open title. The win capped off a fine tournament for Srikanth as he beat Jan O Jorgensen and Son Wan Ho earlier.
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Indonesia Open 2017 | Kidambi Srikanth beats Son Wan Ho in thriller to enter final

Kidambi Srikanth has defeated South Korean star Son Wan Ho 21-15, 14-21, 25-23 to book a spot in the final of Indonesia Open. In a closely fought game, Srikanth had to show nerves of steel as he saved a match point in the third before some quick reflexes secured the win for the Indian.
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Indonesia Open 2017 | HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth enter quarterfinals; Saina, Sindhu crash out

Indian shuttlers HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth have brushed aside their opponents to enter the quarter-finals of the Indonesia Super Series Premier. On the other hand, in the women’s singles, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu lost their pre-quarter final game to bow out of the tournament.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Sudirman Cup| India knocked out of quarter-final by China 0-3

India’s campaign at the Sudirman Cup ended after the first three matches itself as China took an unassailable 3-0 lead on Friday.As a result, PV Sindhu’s women’s singles match against He Bingjao and Ashwini Ponappa-N. Sikki Reddy’s women’s doubles against Bao Tixin-Tang Jinhua now stand canceled.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Saina Nehwal to spearhead India's prospect at Thailand Open, PV Sindhu rested

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) announced the Indian team for the Thailand Open, Indonesia Open, and the Australian Open on Thursday. Saina Nehwal will represent India in all the three tournaments while PV Sindhu has been rested for the Thailand Open and will play in the other two events.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Kidambi Srikanth admits to losing sleep after narrowly missing out on Olympic medal

Kidambi Srikanth was the Indian representative in the men’s singles category at Rio 2016 and he put on an impressive showing, entering the round of 16. However, he lost a closely fought encounter to Lin Dan in the quarter-finals and Srikanth acknowledged that the loss had hit him hard.
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Singapore Open | Sai Praneeth clinches title by beating Kidambi Srikanth on a historic day for Indian Badminton

B. Sai Praneeth won the first Superseries title of his career by beating Kidambi Srikanth 21-17, 17-21, 21-12 in a historic All-India final of the Singapore Open. Despite Srikanth won the first game comfortably, Praneeth walked away with the honours by winning the next two games.
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reportbadminton2 months ago

Singapore Open | Srikanth and Praneeth set up historic all-India final

Kidambi Srikanth and Sai Praneeth created history by setting up the first ever All-Indian final in the Singapore Open. While Praneeth dished out a superb 21-6, 21-8 victory over Lee Dong-Keun, Srikanth defeated Anthony Sinisuka Ginting 21-13, 21-14 to book a place in the historic event on Sunday.
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