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All England Open | Saina Nehwal to open campaign against World No.1 Tai Tzu Ying

Indians have been handed tough draws in All England Open as Saina Nehwal opens against top-ranked Tai Tzu Ying, while Kidambi Srikanth takes on Brice Leverdez. PV Sindhu and HS Prannoy have been given easier fixtures and will play Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwong and Taiwan’s Chou Chen respectively.
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newsbadminton3 days ago

HS Prannoy credits Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu India's positive mindset

HS Prannoy has asserted that Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu’s wins on the international stage is responsible for the positive mindset that Indian players have today. He also said that seeing Saina and Sindhu win at big tournaments, many Indian players started to believe in achieving similar feats.
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reportbadminton12 days ago

Badminton Asia Team Championship | India bow out of tournament with twin loss

The PV Sindhu led Indian women's team faced a 1-3 loss against Indonesia in the quarter-finals which resulted in team’s exit from the Asia Team Badminton Championship. The same result occurred in the men’s quarter-final where Indian men’s team bowed out after registering a 1-3 loss to China.
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reportbadminton13 days ago

Badminton Asia Team Championships | Both India men and women teams enter quarterfinals

Despite losing the match yesterday, India’s both men’s and women's teams have qualified for the quarterfinals of the Badminton Asia Team Championships in Malaysia. The Indian women finished second in Group W to qualify for the knock-out while Indian men’s had already qualified for the same stage.
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reportbadminton15 days ago

Asia Team Badminton Championship | Both Indian men’s and women’s team get off to a good start

The Indian women’s team under PV Sindhu’s leadership showed a terrific form and register a 3-2 win over Hong Kong and made a positive start in the Asia Team Badminton Championship in Malaysia. Kidambi Srikanth led the Indian men’s side to thrash Philippines 5-0 at the Sultan Abdul Halim Stadium.
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reportbadminton17 days ago

India Open | PV Sindhu concedes title after going down to Zhang Beiwen in three-game thriller

Despite going neck-to-neck for most parts of the game, PV Sindhu failed to close the game on a winning note as Zhang Beiwen secured a 21-18, 11-21, 22-20 win to secure her first major title. Although the Indian put up a huge challenge, Zhang won the last game, much to the dismay of local fans.
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reportbadminton18 days ago

India Open | PV Sindhu thrashes Ratchanok Intanon to book final against Zhang Beiwen

PV Sindhu maintained her winning momentum in the India Open tournament as she entered the final after registering a victory against Ratchanok Intanon in straight games of 21-13, 21-15. She will face American Zhang Beiwen, who defeated Cheung Ngan Yi in the semi-final, in the final encounter.
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newsbadminton19 days ago

India Open round up | PV Sindhu progresses to semis as Saina, Praneeth bow out

PV Sindhu continued her winning run at the India Open as she beat Beatriz Corrales 21-12, 21-19, 21-11 to book safe passage into the semi-finals. However, in what proved to be a disastrous day for India on the courts, Saina Nehwal, B Sai Praneeth, and Parupalli Kashyap were all ousted from the Open.
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newsbadminton19 days ago

Injury free Carolina Marin hopes to be stronger at All England Championship

Olympic gold medalist Carolina Marin believes that she will be at her absolute best for next month’s All England Championship as she is now devoid of all injuries and has a great team. She also stated that in today’s competitive badminton age, any player in the top 10 can win any tournament.
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newsbadminton20 days ago

India Open | PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal progress as Kidambi Srikanth bows out

PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal saw off Linda Zetchiri and Line Højmark Kjaerfeldt 21-10, 21-14 and 21-12, 21-11 respectively while Iskander Zulkarnan stunned Kidambi Srikanth 21-19, 21-17 in the India Open second round. The likes of Parupalli Kashyap, B Sai Praneeth have registered wins as well.
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