newsbadminton16 hours ago

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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reportbadminton14 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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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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newsbadminton20 days ago

Saina Nehwal hints at skipping Asian Badminton Championships

Saina Nehwal has expressed her unwillingness to participate in the Asian Badminton Championship stating that she wants to focus solely on the Commonwealth and Asian Games. The Indian star has also criticized the world governing body's new 15-tournament per year rule calling it a ‘killing schedule’.
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newsbadminton20 days ago

PV Sindhu's odd defeats can't be termed as failures, claims Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand has defended PV Sindhu’s critics, who have questioned the Indian for losing three major finals last season, saying that her odd losses can’t be termed as “her failures”. Sindhu had lost the finals at the World Championships, Hong Kong Open, and the World Finals in Dubai.
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newsbadminton22 days ago

"Tricky" Tai Tzu Ying is currently the best player but not invincible, claims Saina Nehwal

After losing to Tai Tzu Ying at the Indonesian Masters final last Sunday, Saina Nehwal admitted her nemesis was the best player in the world right now but was not unbeatable. Tai Tzu, who claimed five Superseries titles last year, has been the top-ranked women's player for more than a year now.
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newsbadminton24 days ago

Indonesia Masters | Saina Nehwal loses to Tai Tzu Ying, settles for silver

Indian ace Saina Nehwal lost to World no.1 Tai Tzu Ying for the seventh straight time as she went down 9- 21, 13-21 in a one-sided Indonesia Masters final, which took as less as 27 minutes to end. Nehwal has defeated Ying just once, back in 2013 Swiss Open, out of the ten face-offs they had so far.
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newsbadminton25 days ago

Saina Nehwal defeats Ratnock Intanon to reach Indonesia Masters finals

Saina Nehwal defeated former world champion Ratchanok Intanon in straight games to reach the finals of the ongoing Indonesian Masters tournament in Jakarta. Saina Nehwal reached her first masters final in over a year after suffering a career-threatening knee injury back in August 2016.
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