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India International Challenge | Kaushal Dharmamer, Aakarshi Kashyap reach semis

Kaushal Dharmamer and Aakarshi Kashyap kept Indian hopes alive after registering straight game wins to reach the semi-finals of the India International Challenge badminton tournament on Friday. K Maneesha-Arjun MR pair from mixed doubles and Manu Atri-B Sumeeth Reddy from doubles also joined them.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Fifth edition of Premier Badminton League to start on Jan 20

The date of the commencement of the fifth edition of the Premier Badminton League has been announced and it's set to start early next year on January 20, 2020. Top Indian shuttlers like PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy, B Sai Praneeth, and many others are expected to participate in it again.
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newsbadmintona month ago

BWF Hong Kong Open | Rankireddy-Ponnappa advance in mixed doubles

India had a mixed day in the ongoing Hong Open as the likes of Swastiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa advanced into the next round, while the pair of N Sikki Reddy and Pranav Jerry Chopra crashed out early on. Wednesday will see Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu taking the court.
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newsbadmintona month 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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newsbadmintona month 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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newsbadmintona month 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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newsbadmintona month 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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newsbadmintona month ago

SaarLorLux Open | Lakshya Sen and Kiran George set up semi-final clash

Young Indian shuttlers Lakshya Sen and Kiran George have won their respective quarter-finals and set up an all-Indian semi-finals at the SaarLorLux Open in Saarbrucken, Germany. Sen defeated Germany’s Max Weisskirchen 21-13, 21-16, while George got the better of France’s Christo Popov 21-14, 23-21.
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newsbadmintona month 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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newsbadmintona month 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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