featurebadminton11 days ago

Why India will certainly win a medal at BWF World Championships this year

2016 was redoubtably seen as a landmark year for Indian badminton. However, what has transpired in 2017 so far has managed to raise the bar to a whole new level and on the basis of that, one can be rest assured that India will bag a medal at the upcoming World Championships.
Rohit George
newsbadminton12 days ago

World Badminton Championships | PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth handed easy draw

Indian players PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, and Kidambi Srikanth have been handed easy draws in the World Badminton Championships which is to be held in Scotland from August 21. Both PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal have gotten first round byes and will not suffer many obstacles to reach the quarter-finals.
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newsbadminton13 days ago

PV Sindhu seeded 4th while Kidambi Srikanth seeded 8th at World Badminton Championships

Indian badminton star PV Sindhu has been seeded fourth in the women's singles category at the World Badminton Championships set to commence on August 21st while Saina Nehwal has been seeded 12th. Meanwhile, the in-form Srikanth Kidambi has been seeded 8th in the men's singles category.
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featurebadminton2 months ago

Kidambi Srikanth's recent success argues well for Indian dominance in World Badminton

India's Twitter trends received an almighty stir when the news of Kidambi Srikanth, winning his second successive Superseries title broke out. But by then, the new Australian Open champion had well and truly created a niche for himself as the new poster boy of Indian badminton.
Bastab K Parida
reportbadminton2 months ago

Australian Open 2017 | Saina and Sindhu crash out in the quarterfinals

Saina Nehwal bowed out of the Australian Super Series tournament today after losing her quarterfinal match to China's Sun Yu by 21-17, 10-21, 21-17. PV Sindhu, too, like her compatriot crashed out of the tournament after facing a 21-10, 20-22, 16-21 defeat at the hands of World No 1 Tai Tzu Ying.
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reportbadminton2 months ago

Australia Super Series 2017 | Kidambi Srikanth to face Sai Praneeth in the Quarter-finals

B Sai Praneeth and Kidambi Srikanth have won their respective second-round matches of the Australian Open to book a quarter-final date with each other. In the Women's singles, Sania Mirza and PV Sindhu, too, secured passage into the round of eight after registering victories in Sydney.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Australia Super Series 2017 | Saina and Sindhu progress to the second round

Saina Nehwal defeated Sung Ji Hyun in straight games of 21-10 21-16 while PV Sindhu overcame Sayaka Sato 21-17, 14-21, 21-18 in the first round. In the men's single, Srikanth Kidambi thrashed Taipei Kan Chao Yu 21-13, 21-16 while Sai Praneeth clinched a win against Tommy Sugiarto.
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reportbadminton2 months ago

Indonesia Open 2017 | HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth enter quarterfinals; Saina, Sindhu crash out

Indian shuttlers HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth have brushed aside their opponents to enter the quarter-finals of the Indonesia Super Series Premier. On the other hand, in the women’s singles, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu lost their pre-quarter final game to bow out of the tournament.
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reportbadminton2 months ago

Indonesia Open 2017 | Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu enter second round

Saina Nehwal has brushed aside Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon 17-21 21-18 21-12 in a thrilling opening encounter to enter the second round at the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier on Tuesday. PV Sindhu also secured a 21-12 21-19 win over World No. 20 Pornpawee Chochuwong in her first round game.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Saina Nehwal to play her maiden US Open Grand Prix Gold

The Badminton Association of India announced the Indian players for the upcoming international tournaments after a selection committee meeting. 2012 Olympic bronze medallist, Saina Nehwal will lead the Indian Challenge in next month’s US Open where she will participate for the first time.
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