newsbadminton8 hours ago

LIVE Indonesia Open | Round 1

India will want to have a good campaign at the Indonesia Open with PV Sindhu hardly facing a strong opponent until the semis in the women’s singles. However, the men’s singles contenders have a trickier task ahead of them with numerous nuts to crack before they reach there.
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Indonesia Open | PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth get easy draw early on

The Indian contingent would be hoping for an encouraging start in the Indonesia Open with PV Sindhu hardly facing a strong opponent until the semis in the women’s singles. However, the men’s singles contenders have a trickier task ahead of them with numerous nuts to crack before they reach there.
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newsbadminton2 days ago

BWF US Open | Sourabh Verma loses in semis to Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk

India’s sole contender in the BWF US Open bowed out on Saturday, after he lost to Thailand’s Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk in the semi-finals in straight games. Previously, India had seen the likes of Lakshya Sen, Parupalli Kashyap, and HS Prannoy getting ousted throughout the course of the tournament.
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newsbadminton3 days ago

BWF US Open | Sourabh Verma stuns HS Prannoy to enter semis

Sourabh Verma had to endure a gruelling match that lasted almost an hour before he could overcome compatriot and ace Indian shuttler HS Prannoy in the quarter-final of the US Open. Verma, India’s sole contender in the tournament now, will face Thailand’s Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk in the semis.
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newsbadminton3 days ago

All India Junior Badminton | Krisha Soni advances in doubles after failing in singles

12-year-old Krisha Soni had a mixed day in office at the All India Sub-Junior (U-13) Ranking Badminton tournament, which is being played at Hyderabad’s Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy Hall. After she failed in the pre-quarters of the singles event, she has held the ship steady in the doubles.
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US Open Badminton | HS Prannoy, Sourabh Verma to meet in quarter-final

HS Prannoy got the better of Kwang Hee Heo in the second round of the ongoing US Open badminton Tournament in California to book a place in the quarters. Sourabh Verma, who defeated Lakshya Sen in the decider in the second round, will face Prannoy for a place in the semi-final.
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reportbadminton4 days ago

US Open Badminton | Lakshya Sen, HS Prannoy, Sourabh Verma make it to Round 2

Lakshya Sen defeated Parupalli Kashyap in straight games in the first round of the US Open badminton tournament in Fullerton, Calfornia on Thursday. He will now take on Sourabh Verma, who defeated Toby Penty, in the second round while HS Prannoy also managed to win his first match.
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newsbadminton5 days ago

Confident about how I'm playing against top players, says Kidambi Srikanth

Kidambi Srikanth has expressed that he is confident on how he is playing against all the top players and is now aiming to do well in the upcoming tournaments in 2019 ahead of the Tokyo Olympics next year. Srikanth also talked about the domination of the left-handers in world badminton.
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newsbadminton7 days ago

Maharashtra Junior Badminton Ch’ship | Ritika Thaker, Simran Singhi win U-19 girls' doubles

Nagpur shuttler Ritika Thaker and her partner Simran Singhi won the U-19 girls' doubles event as they were expected to after she failed to win the mixed doubles with Nabeel Ahmed. 16-year-old Kirtesh Chaudhari hogged all the limelight with his dangerous run although he didn’t win the singles.
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newsbadminton8 days ago

Canada Open | Parupalli Kashyap loses to unseeded Li Shi Feng in Final

India’s sole hope in the Canada Open Super 100 tournament ended with only a silver medal as Parupalli Kashyap went down against China's Li Shi Feng in three hard fought games. After Kashyap defeated Chinese Taipei’s Wang Tzu Wei in the semi-final, he was the clear favourite to win the gold medal.
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