newsbadminton3 hours ago

PV Sindhu creates history; becomes first Indian to win BWF World Finals title

Indian shuttler PV Sindhu finally ended her title jinx as she defeated Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in straight games to lift her maiden BWF World Tour Finals title in Guangzhou. The world number two beat Okuhara by a scoreline of 21-19, 21-17 to emerge victorious in Sunday's encounter.
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newsbadminton6 hours ago

I’m much stronger than before, reveals PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu will face-off against Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the BWF World Tour Finals sumit clash in Guangzhou but admits she is stronger mentally and is ready to face her opponent on Sunday. Sindhu is unbeaten so far in the tournament as she beat Ratchanok Intanon in the semi-finals.
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newsbadmintona day ago

BWF Tour Finals | PV Sindhu storms into finals; Sameer Verma loses to Shi Yuqi

PV Sindhu sealed a spot in her second successive final of the BWF World Tour Finals as she beat Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand 21-16, 25-23 in the semifinals in Guangzhou. Meanwhile, Sameer Verma suffered heartbreak in the semis as he lost to Shi Yuqi by a scoreline of 12-21, 22-20, 21-17.
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newsbadmintona day ago

PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma manage to secure spot in knock-out stage

PV Sindhu continued her impressive run at the ongoing BWF World Tour Finals as she beat American number 12 Beiwen Zhang 21-9 21-15 to secure top spot in Group A and reach the knockout stage. Sameer Verma defeated Thailand's Kantaphon Wangcharoen 21-9 21-18 to secure qualification.
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newsbadminton3 days ago

BWF World Tour Finals | PV Sindhu beats Tai Tzu Ying, Sameer Verma outplays Tommy Sugiarto

PV SIndhu defeated Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan in a 61-minute encounter which was decided in three sets at the ongoing BWF World Tour Finals. In the men’s singles category, Sameer Verma got the better of opponent Tommy Sugiarto of Indonesia in his second one after losing his first match.
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reportbadminton4 days ago

BWF World Tour Finals | PV Sindhu starts campaign with comprehensive win while Sameer Verma loses to Momota

In a mixed day for India at the BWF World Tour Finals, PV Sindhu has registered a comprehensive 24-22, 21-15 victory over Akane Yamaguchi to progress to the second round. The only other Indian to have qualified for the tournament, Sameer Verma, however, has lost to Kento Momota in straight games.
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newsbadminton6 days ago

Badminton | PV Sindhu placed in Group of Death at the BWF World Tour Finals

India’s women’s singles badminton player PV Sindhu was drawn in the “group of death” for the 2018 BWF World Tour Finals which will be held at Guangzhou in China. The Indian star will have to go through the likes of Akane Yamaguchi, Tai Tzu Ying, and Beiwen Zhang to make it into the knockouts.
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newsbadminton12 days ago

After Tata Open win, Lakshya Sen bids adieu to junior badminton circuit

17-year old Lakshya Sen, who recently bagged a win in the Tata Open, bid farewell to the junior circuit after he revealed that he would be competing in the senior category from next season onwards. Sen will now prepare for the All India Ranking Tournament in Bangalore which will be held next week.
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newsbadminton14 days ago

PBL 2018 | Saina Nehwal believes PBL has helped a lot of shuttlers improve their standard

Saina Nehwal has asserted that the Premier Badminton League (PBL) has helped a lot of shuttlers and the tournament is getting wider day by day in the country. She has also underlined the fact that the noise created by the spectators present at a venue can have both negative and positive impact.
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newsbadminton16 days ago

Lakshya Sen enters Quarterfinals of Tata Open International Challenge

Lakshya Sen defeated fellow countryman Daniel Farid in the pre-quarterfinal match in straight sets at the Tata Open International Challenge at the Cricket Club of India in Mumbai on Thursday. On the other hand, in the women's category, India’s Ashmita Chaliha defeated top-seed Ksenia Polikarpova.
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