newsbadminton3 days ago

Kidambi Srikanth decides to Hong Kong Open a miss

After missing the China Open with a muscle strain Kidambi Srikanth has decided to sit out the Hong Kong Open as well, as he targets to achieve full fitness for the Dubai World Final. Sameer Verma and Ajay Jayaram will also be missing out, but Sai Praneeth will be India's representative in Hong Kong.
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newsbadminton5 days 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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newsbadminton5 days 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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newsbadminton6 days 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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newsbadminton11 days ago

Injury forces Kidambi Srikanth to pull out of China Open

Kidambi Srikanth has sustained a leg injury during the Senior National Badminton Championships, which forced him to pull out of the China Open Super Series Premier, begins on November 14 in Fuzhou. Now, the Indian ace needs to wait a bit longer to reach the number one spot in the BWF World Rankings.
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newsbadminton12 days ago

Pullela Gopichand has believed in me from day one, says Kidambi Srikanth

Kidambi Srikanth has thanked Pullela Gopichand for his continuous support by stating that he believed in him from day one which helped him to show a terrific performance this year. Srikanth has also added that the Indians have a tough mindset and aim to beat the best in the world.
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newsbadminton14 days 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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newsbadminton15 days 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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newsbadminton19 days ago

It’s a matter of time before Srikanth becomes number one, claims Sai Praneeth

Kidambi Srikanth’s fellow compatriot and regular practice partner B Sai Praneeth has been all praise for the 24-year-old shuttler claiming that he would soon be number one in the BWF rankings. He also stated that 2017 has been Srikanth’s year where he has won a phenomenal four Super Series titles.
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newsbadminton20 days ago

BWF Rankings : Kidambi Srikanth climbs to career best 2nd spot

Thanks to his French Open win, Kidambi Srikanth has jumped two places to grab a career-high ranking of 2 in the latest Badminton World Federation Rankings, announced today. In the women's ranking, PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal maintained their rankings at second and 11th position respectively.
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