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Denmark Open | Ashwini Ponnappa-Sikki Reddy advance as B Sai Praneeth crashes out

Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy brushed aside American sisters, Sydney Lee and Ariel Lee in a 21-7, 21-11 straight games victory to progress to the second round of the Denmark Open. But it was lights out for India's B Sai Praneeth who suffered defeat at the hands of China’s Huang Yuxiang.
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newsbadminton2 days ago

Denmark Open | Kidambi Srikanth salvages pride for India after PV Sindhu exit

Kidambi Srikanth got the better of Hans-Kristian Vittinghus by a margin of 21-16, 21-10 to enter the second round of the Denmark Open tournament. Meanwhile, Sameer Verma also moved to the next round in the men's singles event by beating China's Shi Yuqi 21-17, 21-18 in 44 minutes.
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newsbadminton2 days ago

BWF Denmark Open | Saina Nehwal advances as PV Sindhu makes shocking first round exit

Saina Nehwal endured a nervy start to the Denmark Open as she fought her way to a three-set thriller against Hong Kong’s Ngan Yi Cheung in the opening round of the tournament. But Asian Games silver medalist PV Sindhu was knocked out in the first round at the hands of American Beiwen Zhang.
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newsbadminton3 days ago

Denmark Open | Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal get difficult draws

Saina Nehwal will start her campaign against Hong Kong’s Cheung Ngan Yi while unseeded Kidambi Srikanth would kick-off against Denmark's Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghis. India's biggest hope PV Sindhu would take on American-Chinese Beiwen Zhang as Sameer Verma starts against Shi Yuqi.
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newsbadminton4 days ago

Dutch Open 2018 | Sourabh Verma beats Malaysia’s June Wei Cheam to win title

Sourabh Verma battled an ankle injury to win his second title of the year in Dutch Open as he defeated Malaysia's JuneWei Cheam in straight sets. The World No 67, who had also won the Russia Open earlier this year, had a pretty one-sided match in the finale winning the match 21-19, 21-13.
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newsbadminton4 days ago

Parupalli Kashyap provided with temporary documents after losing passport in Amsterdam

Parupalli Kashyap called for help via social media after losing his passport in Amsterdam and was promptly provided with temporary travel papers by the Indian Consulate in the Netherlands. He was travelling to participate in the upcoming Denmark Open which will take place from October 16-21.
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newsbadminton5 days ago

Dutch Open 2018 | Sourabh Verma battles injury to earn final's berth

In Dutch Open 2018, National Champion Sourabh Verma lifted India into the finals at the event after beating Dutchman Mark Caljouw on October 13. The Indian star will now face Malaysia's June Wei Cheam, who beat both Subhankar Dey and Parupalli Kashyap, in the final of the tour 100 event.
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newsbadminton6 days ago

Dutch Open 2018 | Sourabh Verma enters semi-final; Parupalli Kashyap out

In the Dutch Open 2018, Sourabh Verma has made it into the semi-finals of the event after beating Frenchman Thomas Rouxel to keep India's medal hopes alive. Parupalli Kashyap, however, failed to book a place in the last four of the event as he was ousted by Malaysia's June Wei Cheam.
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newsbadminton6 days ago

Dutch Open 2018 | Parupalli Kashyap, Sourabh Verma continue good run in round two

Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap, Sourabh Verma carried on their positive show from the opening round as they beat their respective opponents to secure a passage to the third round at this year’s Dutch. Meanwhile, Sai Uttejitha Rao bowed out with a 22-20, 21-13 loss to Turkey’s Neslihan Yigit.
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newsbadminton6 days ago

Youth Olympic Games | Lakshya Sen makes the final in men’s singles category

Indian Badminton prodigy, Lakshya Sen, beat Kodai Naraoka of Japan in the semi-finals of the men’s singles category at the ongoing Youth Olympic Games to secure a spot in the final of the competition. Sen, the reigning Asian junior champion, will face-off against Li Shifeng of China in the final.
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