newsbadminton16 hours ago

BWF World Superseries Finals | PV Sindhu crosses opening hurdle, Kidambi Srikanth loses to Axelsen

PV Sindhu has started her Dubai Super Series Finals campaign on a positive note after winning her first game against He Bingjiao 21-11, 16-21, 21-18. Meanwhile, in the men's singles event, Kidambi Srikanth suffered a straight loss to Denmark's World No.1 Viktor Axelson 21-13, 21-17.
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newsbadminton3 days ago

BWF World Superseries | PV Sindhu handed easy draw; Kidambi Srikanth, Viktor Axelsen in same group

PV Sindhu has been placed alongside the Japanese duo of Akane Yamaguchi and Sayako Sato, and China’s He Bingjiao in Group A in the BWF World Superseries. Kidambi Srikanth, on the other hand, has been placed in Group B of men's side alongside World No. 1 Viktor Axelsen, Chou Tien Chen, and Shi Yuqi.
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newsbadminton6 days ago

Kidambi Srikanth focuses on match fitness ahead of Dubai World Super Series finals

Kidambi Srikanth has admitted that the biggest challenge for him is to be able to be fit for every match of the during the upcoming Dubai World Super Series. To maintain his fitness, Srikanth didn’t take part in the China Open and Hong Kong Open as he wanted to rest to remain match fit.
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newsbadminton7 days ago

It's been a great year for Indian badminton, reckons Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand has expressed his happiness at the performance of the Indian shuttlers and termed Kidambi Srikanth's feat of winning four Super Series titles as "phenomenal". The Indian national coach has also stated that Saina Nehwal needs to be fitter to win match after match in big tournaments.
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newsbadminton14 days ago

Kidambi Srikanth : Now, Chinese are scared of us

India's new pin-up badminton star Kidambi Srikanth believes that India's dominance in world badminton now is well and truly established as even the once-dominant Chinese shuttlers now fear them on the court. He also admitted that he aims to break his knock-out jinx in the major tournaments in 2018.
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newsbadminton16 days ago

People remember you through important tournament wins, says Prakash Padukone

Prakash Padukone has emphasized the importance of winning prestigious tournaments and stated that people remember players through the big tournaments wins. He has also urged the Indian players to prioritize the tournaments they want to play in so as to maintain a balance between playing and resting.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Injury forces Kidambi Srikanth to pull out of China Open

Kidambi Srikanth has sustained a leg injury during the Senior National Badminton Championships, which forced him to pull out of the China Open Super Series Premier, begins on November 14 in Fuzhou. Now, the Indian ace needs to wait a bit longer to reach the number one spot in the BWF World Rankings.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Pullela Gopichand has believed in me from day one, says Kidambi Srikanth

Kidambi Srikanth has thanked Pullela Gopichand for his continuous support by stating that he believed in him from day one which helped him to show a terrific performance this year. Srikanth has also added that the Indians have a tough mindset and aim to beat the best in the world.
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reportbadmintona month ago

HS Prannoy stuns Kidambi Srikanth to lift maiden title, Saina Nehwal secures her third national championship

HS Prannoy has beaten World No 2 Kidambi Srikanth 21-15, 16-21, 21-7 in a thrilling finale to claim the men's singles title at the National Championship in Nagpur on Wednesday. In the women’s singles, Saina Nehwal has gotten the better of PV Sindhu 21-17, 27-25 to lift her third Nationals title.
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newsbadmintona month ago

National Badminton Championship | PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth progress into the semis

Olympic medalists PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal advanced to the semi-finals of the 82nd Senior National Badminton Championship as they defeated Aakarshi Kashyap and Shriyanshi Pardeshi respectively in women's singles. Kidambi Srikanth followed suit as he overcame Shubham Prajapati in men’s singles.
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