newsbadminton13 days ago

PBL 2018 | Carolina Marin to face-off against PV Sindhu in season opener

Top shuttlers, Carolina Marin and PV Sindhu, are scheduled to go up against each other in the season opener of this year’s Pro Badminton League in Mumbai on December 22. Left-handed Marin will represent new franchise Pune Aces while Sindhu will turn out for the Hyderabad Hunters side.
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newsbadminton22 days ago

Saina Nehwal to lead Indian contingent at Syed Modi International Badminton Championship

Ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Sameer Verma will lead the Indian challenge at the Syed Modi International Badminton Championships as PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikant have pulled out of the event. In the absence of PV Sindhu, Nehwal is the firm favourite in the women’s singles category.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Fuzhou China Open | Indian challenge ends as both PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth exit

Indian representation at the China Open ended as both PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth lost their encounters in their respective singles quarter-final matches. The final nail in India's coffin came in the Men's doubles match where Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty lost in three games.
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newsbadmintona month ago

BWF China Open | Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu seal quarter-final berth

Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu have advanced to the quarter-finals of the ongoing 2018 BWF China Open after comprehensive wins in their respective games. Srikanth defeated Indonesia’s Tommy Sugiarto 10-21, 21-9, 21-9 while Sindhu got the better of Busanan Ongbamrungphan by a score 21-12, 21-15
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newsbadmintona month ago

BWF French Open | Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth through to quarters

It was a good day for the Indian continent participating in the French Open as medal hopefuls Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, and Kidamb Srikanth, all qualified for the quarter-final round. In the doubles category, the duos of S Rankireddy/C Shetty and M Attri/ S Reddy also made it to the next round.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

BWF French Open | Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth seal second round berths

Both Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth won their matches in the first round in straight games defeating their opponents 21-11,21-11 and 21-19, 21-13 respectively. Yesterday, PV Sindhu, too, had booked her place in the second round of the tournament after defeating American Beiwei Zhang 21-17, 21-8.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

PV Sindhu defeats Beiwen Zhang to enter second round of French Open

PV Sindhu finally managed a win after three consecutive losses against Beiwen Zhang of America defeating her in the first round of the ongoing French Open. Last week Sindhu had made an unceremonial exit from Denmark Open after losing to the same opponent in the first round.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

BWF Denmark Open| Kidambi Srikanth outplays Lin Dan; Saina Nehwal marches on

Kidambi Srikanth registered a memorable 18-21, 21-17, 21-16 win against the Legendary Lin Dan of China in the second round of the men’s singles category at the Denmark Open on Thursday. Meanwhile, Saina Nehwal beat Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi in straight games to progress to the quarter-finals.
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newsbadminton2 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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newsbadminton3 months ago

Korea Open | Kidambi Srikanth to miss as Saina to lead Indian challenge

World number eight Kidambi Srikanth has decided to give the upcoming Korea Open a miss after two back to back tournaments on the trot in last the two weeks. Saina Nehwal, who skipped the Japan Open, will participate to get into shape after her unceremonial first-round exit in China Open.
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