newsbadmintona month ago

Japan Open | PV Sindhu aims to break finals jinx in Tokyo

After yet another finals loss in the Asian Games, PV Sindhu is hoping to end a trail of finals losses at the Japan Open that will begin tomorrow. While Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy are looking to make up for the Jakarta fiasco, Saina Nehwal and Sai Praneeth won't be a part of the Tour 750 event.
SportsCafe Desk
newsbadmintona month ago

Hyderabad Open | Chico Aura Dwi Wardoyo creates upset as Sai Praneeth goes down in three-setter

Sai Praneeth has been ruled out of the Hyderabad open after his defeat in the second round by a young Indonesian player, Chico Aura Dwi Wardoyo. Praneeth ended up losing 21-13, 20-22, 12-21 and stated that he didn't understand how he couldn't focus during the game, which led to several mistakes.
SportsCafe Desk
newsbadminton3 months ago

BWF World Championships | Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and Sai Praneeth register wins

Indian CWG stars Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth, all managed to secure a spot in the next round at the ongoing BWF World Championships in China. But in the men’s doubles event, India suffered defeat as Tarun Kona and Saurabh Sharma lost to Hong Kong's Chin Chung and Tang Chun Man.
SportsCafe Desk
newsbadminton3 months ago

Singapore Open | Sai Praneeth crashes out as Subhankar Dey and Ruthivka advance

Defending champion B Sai Praneeth crashed out in the first round of the Singapore Open as he suffered a narrow 21-16, 16-21, 18-21 defeat against Japan’s Yu Igarashi today. Meanwhile, Subhankar Dey and Ruthvika along with the pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy advanced into round two.
SportsCafe Desk
newsbadminton3 months ago

BWF World Championships | Sindhu & Saina get Round 1 byes; K Srikanth gets easy draw as well

The Indian seeded pair of Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have both received Byes in the opening round of the 2018 World Championships that will start on July 30 in China. Meanwhile, fifth-seed Kidambi Srikanth will play unseeded Ireland international, Nhat Nguyen in the first round of the competition.
SportsCafe Desk
newsbadminton3 months ago

Indonesia Open | HS Prannoy stuns Lin Dan; Saina Nehwal makes it to Round 2

Indian shuttler HS Prannoy displayed grit in his 21-15, 9-21, 21-14 win over the legendery Lin Dan to advance to the second round of the Indonesia Open badminton event. Meanwhile, CWG gold medalist Saina Nehwal beat local Dinar Ayustine 21-12, 21-12 to book a spot in the second round.
SportsCafe Desk
newsbadminton4 months ago

Malaysia Open | PV Sindhu, K Srikanth advances as Sai Praneeth crashes out

PV SIndhu and Kidambi Srikanth started their campaign on a winning note as they registered straight-game wins over Japan’s Aya Ohori and Denmark’s Jan Jorgensen respectively. B Sai Praneeth was however humbled by Tzu Wei Wang and so were doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy.
SportsCafe Desk
newsbadminton4 months ago

I will do my best to defend my title and make fans proud : Sai Praneeth

Sai Praneeth, who beat Kidambi Srikanth in last year's final, is set to defend his title as Singapore Open Champions to be held at the Singapore Indoor stadium from July 17. Besides India, Hong Kong and England also confirmed their respective entries for the tournament, as announced by organizers.
SportsCafe Desk
newsbadminton5 months ago

Thomas Cup | India bow out of the tournament after going down to China 0-5

India failed to make it to the quarter-finals of the 2018 Thomas Cup in Bangkok after suffering a 0-5 loss to top seeds China in their final group match on Tuesday. However, Indian doubles pair and single's star Lakshya Sen managed to impress all and sundry with their valiant effort.
SportsCafe Desk
newsbadminton5 months ago

Thomas Cup Final | India at a disadvantage with a 1-4 loss to France

Indian male shuttlers got off to a bad start in the Thomas Cup Final as they suffered a 1-4 loss to France in a group A opening match. World No. 18 B Sai Praneeth won the first game but the other young players couldn’t maintain the lead which jeopardised their chances of making it to the knockouts.
SportsCafe Desk