newsbadminton9 hours ago

Kidambi Srikanth credits his terrific run of form to Pullela Gopichand

Kidambi Srikanth, who recently won the Australian Open Super Series title beating Olympic champion Chen Long in the final owing to his attacking play, has credited his former coach Pullela Gopichand for the success. Srikanth will next represent India in the World Championships scheduled in August.
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featurebadminton2 days ago

Kidambi Srikanth's recent success argues well for Indian dominance in World Badminton

India's Twitter trends received an almighty stir when the news of Kidambi Srikanth, winning his second successive Superseries title broke out. But by then, the new Australian Open champion had well and truly created a niche for himself as the new poster boy of Indian badminton.
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reportbadminton3 days ago

Australia Open 2017 | Kidambi Srikanth stuns Chen Long to clinch title

Kidambi Srikanth put on a dominant display to secure his third Super Series title by beating China’s Chen Long 22-20, 21-16 to win the 2017 Australian Open final. This is Srikanth’s second consecutive title win in as many weeks after pocketing the Indonesia Open title last week.
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reportbadminton4 days ago

Australian Open 2017 | Kidambi Srikanth enters his third successive Super Series final

With a thoroughly dominating performance, Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has reached the Australian Open Super Series final by defeating fourth-seeded Shi Yuqi of China 21-10, 21-14. With the victory, Srikanth became the first Indian male shuttler to reach three successive Super Series finals.
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reportbadminton5 days ago

Australian Open 2017 | Saina and Sindhu crash out in the quarterfinals

Saina Nehwal bowed out of the Australian Super Series tournament today after losing her quarterfinal match to China's Sun Yu by 21-17, 10-21, 21-17. PV Sindhu, too, like her compatriot crashed out of the tournament after facing a 21-10, 20-22, 16-21 defeat at the hands of World No 1 Tai Tzu Ying.
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newsbadminton5 days ago

Australian Open | Srikanth beats Sai Praneeth to enter semi-finals

Kidambi Srikanth continued his impressive run of form at the ongoing Australian Open with a win over compatriot Sai Praneeth 25-23, 21-17 in the quarterfinal. Srikanth had defeated world no.1 Son Wan Ho yesterday following up on his impressive victory at the Indonesia Open.
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reportbadminton6 days ago

Australia Super Series 2017 | Kidambi Srikanth to face Sai Praneeth in the Quarter-finals

B Sai Praneeth and Kidambi Srikanth have won their respective second-round matches of the Australian Open to book a quarter-final date with each other. In the Women's singles, Sania Mirza and PV Sindhu, too, secured passage into the round of eight after registering victories in Sydney.
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newsbadminton7 days ago

Australia Super Series 2017 | Saina and Sindhu progress to the second round

Saina Nehwal defeated Sung Ji Hyun in straight games of 21-10 21-16 while PV Sindhu overcame Sayaka Sato 21-17, 14-21, 21-18 in the first round. In the men's single, Srikanth Kidambi thrashed Taipei Kan Chao Yu 21-13, 21-16 while Sai Praneeth clinched a win against Tommy Sugiarto.
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reportbadminton10 days ago

Indonesia Open 2017 | Kidambi Srikanth beats Kazumasa Sakai to clinch title

Kidambi Srikanth put on a dominant display to secure his second Super Series Premier title by beating Japan's Kazumasa Sakai in straight games of 21-11, 21-19 to win the 2017 Indonesia Open title. The win capped off a fine tournament for Srikanth as he beat Jan O Jorgensen and Son Wan Ho earlier.
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reportbadminton11 days ago

Indonesia Open 2017 | Kidambi Srikanth beats Son Wan Ho in thriller to enter final

Kidambi Srikanth has defeated South Korean star Son Wan Ho 21-15, 14-21, 25-23 to book a spot in the final of Indonesia Open. In a closely fought game, Srikanth had to show nerves of steel as he saved a match point in the third before some quick reflexes secured the win for the Indian.
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