newsbadminton4 days ago

PV Sindhu looks forward to the Asian badminton Championships

PV Sindhu has insisted that she isn’t perturbed by the losses at the Malaysia and Singapore Opens claiming that she is focused only on doing her best. Sindhu achieved a career-high ranking of No. 2 by winning the India Open but has since dropped three places after early exits in successive events.
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newsbadminton10 days ago

Singapore Open | Marin gets her revenge on Sindhu

Carolina Marin and PV Sindhu were once again pitted against each other in the QFs of the Singapore Open Superseries. However, the result was different from the last time the two met with Marin emerging victorious 21-11, 21-15. Srikanth entered SFs in Men's Singles to keep India's hopes alive.
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newsbadminton14 days ago

Saina skips Singapore Superseries for Asia Championships preparation

Saina Nehwal withdrew from this week's Singapore Superseries to focus and prepare for the Asia Championships to be held in Wuhan in China between April 25 and 30. She made a strong comeback this January by winning the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold after a career-threatening knee injury.
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newsbadminton18 days ago

PV Sindhu rises to career-high 2nd rank

PV Sindhu has reached her best ever ranking of 2 in the latest rankings released by the Badminton World Federation today. The 21-year-old India Open champion leapfrogged Sung Ji-Hyun, Akane Yamaguchi, and Carolina Marin to land one place behind Tai Tzu Ying, who tops the rankings chart.
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newsbadminton21 days ago

Malaysia Open 2017 | Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu in opposite half of draw

India Open champion PV Sindhu has been handed a difficult draw in the Malaysia Open as she finds herself on the same side as top seed Tai Tzu-Ying, Sung Ji-Hyun, and Sun Yu. Saina Nehwal, on the other hand, has an easier path after the first round clash against fourth seed Akane Yamaguchi.
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newsbadminton25 days ago

India Open Roundup | Saina and Sindhu set up dream quarterfinal clash; Sameer Verma advances

PV Sindhu was given a run for her money by Japanese world No 87 Saena Kawakami before setting up a dream match against Saina Nehwal in the quarterfinals of the India Open Superseries in New Delhi. On a day when Indian shuttlers struggled, Sameer Verma managed to book a place in the last 8.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Saina NehwaI: I fear getting injured again

Saina Nehwal has said that she still fears getting injured after recovering from a career-threatening knee injury just before the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 27-year-old also voiced her excitement of returning to play in Delhi - the venue where she won the commonwealth medal and 2015 India Open.
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newsbadmintona month ago

India Open badminton | Nehwal and Sindhu handed easy draw

Indian fans might finally be able to see Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu play against each other in a Superseries event and it might just happen at home in the India Open that kicks off on Tuesday. They have been handed an easy draw and could possibly set up a face-off in the quarterfinals.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Srikanth eyes Indian Open success for World Championship spot

Kidambi Srikanth is hoping to win the Indian Open Superseries that kicks off in New Delhi on March 28 in a bid to lift his world ranking by the April end cutoff for an automatic spot in the World Championship after the former world No 4 dropped to 31 following a foot injury.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan to skip Indian Open

Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan have decided to skip the Indian Open badminton in order to prepare for the Malaysian Open that starts on April 4. Both players have been on a winning streak with Malaysian Chong Wei bagging the All-England Open while China's Dan won the Swiss Open last week.
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