newsbadminton4 days ago

Junior Badminton Nationals | Over 1,000 participants to compete for coveted trophy

All eyes will be on top-seed Gayatri Gopichand as the 16 year-old aims to qualify directly for the Junior Asian Badminton Championship to be held in China. In the boys singles category, Priyanshu Rajawat is the favourite to lift the title although he has some stern challengers to compete with.
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newsbadminton14 days ago

Badminton Roundup | Subhankar Dey advances to quarterfinal; Lakshya Sen, Sourabh Verma eliminated

India started the second round of the Li-ning Denmark Challenge on a mixed not with Subhankar Dey beating Japan’s Minoru Koga while Lakshya Sen and Sourabh Verma bowing out. India’s men’s pairing of Sawtiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty beat Scottish pair to advance into the quarterfinals.
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reportbadminton25 days ago

New Zealand Open | Lakshya Sen enters main draw as Parupalli Kashyap bows out

India started the New Zealand Open tournament in a mix with Lakshya Sen sealing a berth in the first main round of the competition while Parupalli Kashyap failed to make the cut. India kick start their main campaign tomorrow as Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy, Sai Praneeth and more take centre stage.
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newsbadmintona month ago

BWF Rankings | Kidambi Srikanth slips to eighth position

Kidambi Srikanth has slipped to the eighth position in the recently-released Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings. On the other hand, Sameer Verma, Parupalli Kashyap and Harsheel Danni’s rankings have shown improvement on the fresh list released by the global body on Tuesday.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Round-up | Sai Praneeth enters Swiss Open final after beating Chen Long; Lakshya Sen bows out in China

Sai Praneeth registered a straight games 21-18, 21-13 win against China’s Long Chen in the semi-final of the ongoing Swiss Open to book a spot in the final on Sunday. Meanwhile, Lakshya Sen bowed out of the China Masters with a 21-9, 12-21, 21-17 loss to Chinese shuttler - Weng Hongyang.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Sai Praneeth and Lakshya Sen reach semis in Swiss Open and China Masters respectively

Sai Praneeth defeated France’s Lucas Corvee by a scoreline of 21-13, 21-11, in a match that lasted just 35 minutes, to book a spot in the semifinals of the ongoing Swiss Open. Meanwhile, Lakshya Sen registered a 16-21, 21-15, 21-19 win to set up a final four match against China’s Weng Hongyang.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Indian Badminton | Lakshya Sen, Shubhankar Dey and Riya Mookerjee book quarter-final spot

Lakshya Sen, ranked 104, won 21-14, 21-15 in a 46-minute tie against South Korea’s over Ha Young-Woong in the China Masters to seal a spot in the last eight of the tournament. Meanwhile, in the Swiss Open, Subhankar Dey and Riya Mookerjee also advanced to men's and women's singles quarters.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Senior Badminton Nationals | Lakshya Sen and Shlok Ramachandran blaze past opponents to next round

Lakshya Sen and Shlok Ramachandran, who played important roles in Airport Authority of India’s Inter-Zonal title triumph, moved to the next round of the Senior Badminton Nationals. Harsheel Dani also battled it out against Siril Verma in a nail-biting thriller to qualify for the third round.
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newsbadminton6 months ago

After Tata Open win, Lakshya Sen bids adieu to junior badminton circuit

17-year old Lakshya Sen, who recently bagged a win in the Tata Open, bid farewell to the junior circuit after he revealed that he would be competing in the senior category from next season onwards. Sen will now prepare for the All India Ranking Tournament in Bangalore which will be held next week.
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newsbadminton6 months ago

Lakshya Sen enters Quarterfinals of Tata Open International Challenge

Lakshya Sen defeated fellow countryman Daniel Farid in the pre-quarterfinal match in straight sets at the Tata Open International Challenge at the Cricket Club of India in Mumbai on Thursday. On the other hand, in the women's category, India’s Ashmita Chaliha defeated top-seed Ksenia Polikarpova.
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