reportbadminton2 days ago

China Open | B Sai Praneeth loses to Anthony Ginting, ends India’s challenge

With the seeded players like Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu already eliminated from the tournament, B Sai Praneeth was the nation’s only hope in the quarter-final of the China Open, However, he couldn’t replicate his feat over Anthony Ginting from World Championships and went down 2-1 on Friday.
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newsbadminton3 days ago

PV Sindhu prime contender for gold at Tokyo, says Pullela Gopichand

National coach Pullela Gopichand believes PV Sindhu will be a strong contender for gold at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics but will also become a target after her World Championships triumph in Basel, last month. Gopichand was very impressed with Sindhu’s aggressive game which won her the title.
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newsbadminton4 days ago

LIVE China Open | Round 2

India advanced to the second round of the China Open with some cuts and bruises as the likes of Saina Nehwal and two doubles pairs were eliminated on the first day itself. However, PV Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth have all advances promising a cracking day for badminton fans on Thursday.
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newsbadminton4 days ago

Belgian Open title will give me confidence for future tournaments, says Lakshya Sen

Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen is on a quest to sustain his consistency and break into the top 50 rankings as he feels confident for future tournaments following his Belgian Open win. After a few early exits this year, he suffered an ankle injury in July but recovered well to claim the Belgian Open.
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newsbadminton5 days ago

LIVE China Open | Round 1 – Day 2

After both the mixed doubles and men’s doubles duo won their respective matches on the first day of the China Open, India would see their singles stars starting their campaign on Wednesday. The day would be kicked off by eighth-seeded Saina Nehwal, who would take on Busanan Ongbamrungphan.
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newsbadminton6 days ago

LIVE China Open | Round 1 – Day 1

India’s top shuttlers’ next big task would be the USD 1,000,000 China Open, which has been scheduled to take place in China’s Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium in Changzhou. However, India would only be seeing their mixed doubles and men’s doubles pairs in action on the first day of round one.
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newsbadminton7 days ago

Sourabh Verma beats Sun Fei Xiang to secure Vietnam Open title

India’s Sourabh Verma recovered from a mid-game slump to win against China’s Sun Fei Xiang to clinch the men’s singles title at the USD 75,000 Vietnam Open BWF Tour Super 100 badminton tournament. Sourabh has beaten three Japanese shuttlers en route to clinching the prestigious title.
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newsbadminton7 days ago

Chirag-Satwik eye consistent run to seal Olympic berth on return from injury

Returning from an injury lay-off, India's leading doubles pairing of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy are hoping for a consistent run to seal a spot in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Earlier, the pair had to skip the prestigious World Championship in Basel, Switzerland due to injury.
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newsbadminton7 days ago

Shuttler Lakshya Sen bags Belgian International Challenge title

Indian teenage shuttler Lakshya Sen beat Victor Svendsen of Denmark in the final of the Belgian International Challenge on Saturday to clinch the Belgian International Challenge title. The 18-year-old from Almora had earlier beaten Denmark’s Kim Bruun in a 48-minute semifinal clash on Friday night.
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newsbadminton8 days ago

Sourabh Verma records emphatic semi-final win in Vietnam Open

Sourabh verma continued with his rich vein of form as he defeated his Japanese counterpart in straight games to advance to the final of the BWF Tour Super 100 tournament. The opponent fought back well and pushed Verma to the edge in both games but the Indian ultimately prevailed comfortably.
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