newsbadminton8 days ago

Sourabh Verma sails through to main draw of Hong Kong Open

Sourabh Verma won both his qualification matches in straight games to sail through to the main draw of the Hong Kong Open on Tuesday. The 26-year-old first registered a 21-15, 21-19 win against Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk, before defeating Lucas Claerbout 21-19, 21-19 to seal his qualification.
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newsbadminton11 days ago

China Open | Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty suffer defeat in semifinals

The Indian men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty lost to Marcus Gideon and Kevin Sukamuljo of Indonesia in the semifinal of the ongoing USD 700,000 China Open in Fuzhou on Saturday. This was the eighth successive loss for Satwik and Chirag against the Indonesian pair.
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newsbadminton14 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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newsbadminton15 days ago

PV Sindhu crashes out of China Open

World Champion and No.6 ranked PV Sindhu crashed out in the opening round of the China Open in Fozhou after suffering a shock defeat to lower-ranked Pai Yu Po of Chinese Taipei. Meanwhile, the doubles duo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa won their first-round clash.
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newsbadminton20 days ago

SaarLorLux Open | Lakshya Sen, Mithun Manjunath, Rahul Bharadwaj advance to the pre-quarterfinals

Rising Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen overcame a stiff challenge posed by Finland’s Eetu Heino to enter the pre-quarterfinals at the SaarLorLux Open Super Tour 100. While Mithun Manjunath and BM Rahul Bharadwaj also advanced to the pre-quarterfinals with convincing straight game victories.
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newsbadminton21 days ago

Satwik and Chirag enter top 10 rankings after dream run at French Open

India’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty reclaimed a spot in the top 10 of the latest badminton rankings after their dream run at the BWF French Open. Despite their quarter-final exits, PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal maintained their spot at sixth and ninth respectively.
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newsbadminton23 days ago

BWF French Open | Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty's dream run ends in final

Men’s doubles pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty’s dream run at the French Open came to an end in the final on Sunday as they lost to top-seeded pair of Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo. The duo is the first Indian men’s doubles pair to reach a World Tour 750 final.
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newsbadminton24 days ago

BWF French open | Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty enter men’s doubles final

India's top men's doubles pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty defeated Japanese duo of Hiroyuki Endo and Yuta Watanabe to advance to the finals of the French Open BWF Super 750 in Paris on Saturday. The duo is the only remaining Indian representation at the French Open.
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newsbadminton25 days ago

BWF French Open | PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal bow out, doubles duo enters semis

Ace Indian women shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal bowed out of the ongoing French Open badminton tournament after losing their respective quarter-final matches on Friday. Meanwhile, India’s top-ranked doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty entered the semi-finals.
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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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