reportbadminton4 days ago

Badminton Asia Championships| PV Sindhu beats Aya Ohori to enter the quarter-finals

PV Sindhu dished out a superb performance to record a 21-14, 21-15 win over unseeded Japanese Aya Ohori in a 40-minute match to enter the quarter-finals of the tournament. However, in the men's singles, Ajay Jayaram crashed out of the tournament after losing to Hsu Jen Hao 19-21, 10-21.
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reportbadminton5 days ago

Badminton Asia Championships | Sindhu advances to the second round; Saina crashes out

It has turned out to be a mixed day for Indian badminton as PV Sindhu entered the second round of the Championships while Saina Nehwal lost her opening round game. In the men's singles, Ajay Jayaram faced a tough battle against Tian Houwei but ended up winning the game 21-18, 18-21, 21-19.
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newsbadminton11 days ago

PV Sindhu looks forward to the Asian badminton Championships

PV Sindhu has insisted that she isn’t perturbed by the losses at the Malaysia and Singapore Opens claiming that she is focused only on doing her best. Sindhu achieved a career-high ranking of No. 2 by winning the India Open but has since dropped three places after early exits in successive events.
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newsbadminton17 days ago

Singapore Open | Marin gets her revenge on Sindhu

Carolina Marin and PV Sindhu were once again pitted against each other in the QFs of the Singapore Open Superseries. However, the result was different from the last time the two met with Marin emerging victorious 21-11, 21-15. Srikanth entered SFs in Men's Singles to keep India's hopes alive.
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reportbadminton18 days ago

Singapore Open 2017 | Sindhu and Praneeth struggle into second round while Srikanth cruises

PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth registered contrasting victories in the Singapore Open to advance to the second round yesterday. Srikanth got the better of Kenta Nishimoto in straight games, while Sindhu and Praneeth had to recover from a game down to beat Nozomi Okuhara and Emil Hilst respectively.
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newsbadminton21 days ago

Saina skips Singapore Superseries for Asia Championships preparation

Saina Nehwal withdrew from this week's Singapore Superseries to focus and prepare for the Asia Championships to be held in Wuhan in China between April 25 and 30. She made a strong comeback this January by winning the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold after a career-threatening knee injury.
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newsbadminton25 days ago

PV Sindhu rises to career-high 2nd rank

PV Sindhu has reached her best ever ranking of 2 in the latest rankings released by the Badminton World Federation today. The 21-year-old India Open champion leapfrogged Sung Ji-Hyun, Akane Yamaguchi, and Carolina Marin to land one place behind Tai Tzu Ying, who tops the rankings chart.
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reportbadmintona month ago

Ajay Jayaram lone survivor in Malaysia Open after PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal exit in first round

India's hopes at the Malaysia Open suffered a big blow as both PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal lost their opening round matches to exit the $600,000 tournament. On a day that was not kind to Indian shuttlers, Ajay Jayaram was the only Indian to book a place in the second round of the Superseries event.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Malaysia Open 2017 | Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu in opposite half of draw

India Open champion PV Sindhu has been handed a difficult draw in the Malaysia Open as she finds herself on the same side as top seed Tai Tzu-Ying, Sung Ji-Hyun, and Sun Yu. Saina Nehwal, on the other hand, has an easier path after the first round clash against fourth seed Akane Yamaguchi.
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reportbadmintona month ago

India Open 2017 Final| PV Sindhu defeats Carolina Marin to avenge Olympic loss

Carolina Marin was left to rue the small errors in her game as PV Sindhu reversed the result of the Olympic final to lift the India Open superseries title at the Siri Fort Complex in Delhi. Sindhu made good use of the home advantage with a straight sets 21-19, 21-16 victory in the final.
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