newsbadminton8 days ago

It's been a great year for Indian badminton, reckons Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand has expressed his happiness at the performance of the Indian shuttlers and termed Kidambi Srikanth's feat of winning four Super Series titles as "phenomenal". The Indian national coach has also stated that Saina Nehwal needs to be fitter to win match after match in big tournaments.
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newsbadminton16 days ago

People remember you through important tournament wins, says Prakash Padukone

Prakash Padukone has emphasized the importance of winning prestigious tournaments and stated that people remember players through the big tournaments wins. He has also urged the Indian players to prioritize the tournaments they want to play in so as to maintain a balance between playing and resting.
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reportbadminton21 days ago

BWF Hong Kong Open | PV Sindhu enters quarters; Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy bow out

PV Sindhu has registered secured a berth in the quarter-finals of the Hong Kong Open with a convincing 21-14, 21-17 win over Japan’s Aya Ohori. However, Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy were handed defeats by Chen Yuefi and Kazumasa Sakai respectively to bring an end to their campaign in Hong Kong.
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reportbadminton22 days ago

BWF Hong Kong Open | Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy progress to second round

Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have advanced to the second round of the Hong Kong Open beating Mette Poulsen and Leung Yuet respectively in their women’s singles matches. In the men’s side of the draw, HS Prannoy has also entered the next round after overcoming China’s Hu Yun 19-21, 21-17, 21-15.
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newsbadmintona month ago

BWF China Open | PV Sindhu crashes out after losing in quarters

India’s hope of a medal, in the ongoing China Open, ended as Gao Fangjie handed PV Sindhu a 21-11, 21-10 defeat in the quarter-finals today. In yesterday’s games, Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy had been ousted after losing their respective pre-quarters matches, a week after winning the National titles.
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newsbadmintona month ago

BWF China Open | PV Sindhu enters quarter-finals; Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy bow out

PV Sindhu has registered a win against China’s Han Yue to secure a berth in the quarter-finals of the China Open Super Series. However, Akane Yamaguchi beat Saina Nehwal and Lee Cheuk Yiu handed a defeat to HS Prannoy to end both players’ campaigns in Shanghai in their respective matches.
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newsbadmintona month ago

BWF China Open | Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy progress into second round

Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu advanced to the second round of the China Open Super Series as they defeated Beiwen Zhang and Sayaka Sato respectively in women’s singles. In the men’s singles, HS Prannoy also entered into the next round as he overcame Korea’s Lee Dong Keun 18-21, 21-16,21-19.
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reportbadmintona month ago

HS Prannoy stuns Kidambi Srikanth to lift maiden title, Saina Nehwal secures her third national championship

HS Prannoy has beaten World No 2 Kidambi Srikanth 21-15, 16-21, 21-7 in a thrilling finale to claim the men's singles title at the National Championship in Nagpur on Wednesday. In the women’s singles, Saina Nehwal has gotten the better of PV Sindhu 21-17, 27-25 to lift her third Nationals title.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Badminton National Championship | PV Sindhu to face Saina Nehwal and Srikanth to take on Prannoy in the final

While Saina overcame Anura Prabhudesai comfortably, Sindhu had to fight hard against Ruthvika Shivani to set up a women’s singles final face-off. Kidambi Srikanth will face HS Prannoy for the second time in a month as they overcame Lakshya Sen and Subhankar Dey respectively, with convincing wins.
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newsbadmintona month ago

National Badminton Championship | PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth progress into the semis

Olympic medalists PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal advanced to the semi-finals of the 82nd Senior National Badminton Championship as they defeated Aakarshi Kashyap and Shriyanshi Pardeshi respectively in women's singles. Kidambi Srikanth followed suit as he overcame Shubham Prajapati in men’s singles.
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