newsbadminton5 days ago

Fifth edition of Premier Badminton League to start on Jan 20

The date of the commencement of the fifth edition of the Premier Badminton League has been announced and it's set to start early next year on January 20, 2020. Top Indian shuttlers like PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy, B Sai Praneeth, and many others are expected to participate in it again.
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newsbadminton12 days ago

Saina Nehwal suffers another first-round exit at China Open

Saina Nehwal’s lackluster run of form continued as she crashed out in the opening round of the China Open at Fozhou on Wednesday to local favourite Cai Yan Yan in straight games. However, her husband Parupalli Kashyap moved through to the second round after a comfortable 43-minute win.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Sai Praneeth gets to career-best BWF ranking

Indian badminton player B Sai Praneeth has reached the 11th spot on the recently-released BWF World Rankings as he jumped one place up on the list. On the other hand, star Indian female shuttler PV Sindhu continued at the sixth place on the rankings which were released on Tuesday.
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reportbadmintona month ago

BWF Denmark Open | PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma, Sai Praneeth bow out in round 2

PV Sindhu has bowed out of the ongoing BWF Denmark Open after she was beaten by South Korea’s An Se Young in the second round. Sameer Verma and Sai Praneeth have also been knocked out of the competition after they lost their respective second-round matches against Chen Long and Kento Momota.
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newsbadmintona month ago

BWF Denmark Open | PV Sindhu and Sai Praneeth advance, Parupalli Kashyap crashes out

PV Sindhu and Sai Praneeth advanced to the second round of the Denmark Open with wins in straight games, while Korea Open semi-finalist Parupalli Kashyap crashed out. Among the doubles, the duo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty won their duel, also in straight games, on Tuesday.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Odisha to see new Badminton High Performance Centre

The Odisha state government has been all hands in constructing a multi-purpose indoor hall inside the Kalinga Stadium campus, which would serve as a Badminton High Performance Centre and would be ready before February 2020. The government has been getting support from Dalmia Bharat Group.
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reportbadminton2 months ago

Korea Open | Parupalli Kashyap beats Daren Liew to enter quarters and keep Indian hopes alive

Parupalli Kashyap has entered the quarterfinals of the ongoing Korea Open badminton tournament in Incheon on Thursday after a win over Malaysia’s Daren Liew. Kashyap will next face the winner of the match between eighth-seeded Indonesian Anthony Sinisuka Ginting and Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen.
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reportbadminton2 months ago

Korea Open | Kashyap lone survivor as Saina, Sindhu, Praneeth and doubles pairs ousted

It was a day to forget for the Indian contingent in Incheon for the Korea Open as Parupalli Kashyap is the lone survivor of the day with the others ousted. Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth, and the men's doubles pairs of Shetty-Rankireddy and Attri-Sumeeth faced elimination.
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reportbadminton2 months ago

China Open | B Sai Praneeth loses to Anthony Ginting, ends India’s challenge

With the seeded players like Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu already eliminated from the tournament, B Sai Praneeth was the nation’s only hope in the quarter-final of the China Open, However, he couldn’t replicate his feat over Anthony Ginting from World Championships and went down 2-1 on Friday.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

PV Sindhu prime contender for gold at Tokyo, says Pullela Gopichand

National coach Pullela Gopichand believes PV Sindhu will be a strong contender for gold at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics but will also become a target after her World Championships triumph in Basel, last month. Gopichand was very impressed with Sindhu’s aggressive game which won her the title.
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