newsbadmintona month ago

PV Sindhu back in top 5, MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila attain career-best spot in BWF Rankings

There is a lot to cheer about for the Indian badminton fans, as once again this week, the players continued to make rapid progress, as far as the rankings are concerned. Two-time Olympic medalist PV Sindhu, who has been out of action since the CWG gold, gained a spot to be world no.5.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Lakshya Sen and HS Prannoy continue to rise, Dhruv/Arjun achieve career-best ranking

In the latest BWF rankings released on Tuesday, Indian shuttlers made substantial gains, while a few of them achieved their career bests too, owing to stellar performances during year. The most notable gains are by men's singles players Lakshya Sen and HS Prannoy who have been excellent this year.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Meiraba Maisnam wins singles title, Dhruv Kapila and MR Arjun crowned doubles champions at Maharashtra International Challenge

The fast improving Meiraba Maisnam and World Championships quarter-finalists Dhruv Kapila and M R Arjun registered contrasting victories to clinch the men’s singles and doubles titles at the Maha Metro Maharashtra International Challenge badminton tournament in Nagpur on Sunday evening.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Coach Mathias Boe not 100% happy with Satwik/Chirag bronze medal at World Championship

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, India's top men's doubles team, appear to have accomplished a lot this year after winning an iconic Commonwealth Games doubles gold and a rare Badminton World Championships bronze. But, Mathias Boe, like the pair themselves, can't help but twitch a little.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Dhruv Kapila and MR Arjun attain career-best ranking after solid showing, Saina Nehwal gains five spots

Indian duo Dhruv Kapila/Arjun MR are the top gainers in the most recent BWF World Rankings following the World Championships, moving up nine spots from 35th to 26th following their journey to the quarterfinals. Saina Nehwal also made substantial progress, moving up from 33rd to 28th.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Japan Open 2022 | Kidambi Srikanth gets past Lee Zii Jia, Lakshya Sen ousted

On day two of the Japan Open Super 750 in Osaka, India's men's singles and doubles campaigns got off to a shaky start, as Commonwealth Games winner Lakshya Sen and BWF World Championships quarter-finalist combo MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila both fell out in the first round matches on Tuesday.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

BWF World Championship 2022 | HS Prannoy gets past Lakshya Sen; Men's doubles teams in quarters too

In an exceptional display of form, India's HS Prannoy got the better of world no.10 Lakshya Sen, to move into the quarters at the BWF World Championship 2022, in Tokyo. Apart from that the men's doubles teams of Dhruv Kapila/MR Arjun and Satwik/Chirag also progressed to the next round.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

BWF World Championship 2022 | HS Prannoy stuns two-time champion Kento Momota, Kapila/Arjun win too

In a major upset at the BWF World Championship, the unseeded Indian men's doubles pair of MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila beat world no. 8 team of Kim Astrup & Anders Rasmussen from Denmark 21-17, 21-16. On the other hand, HS Prannoy ousted two-time champion Kento Momota of Japan in straight games.
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newsbadmintona year ago

Sudirman Cup 2021 | India ousted after 0-5 defeat to China, to play Finland in last group match

Team India have been knocked out of the Sudirman Cup, after they were humiliated 0-5 by China on Monday. The team lost all matches convincingly, with B Sai Praneeth proving to be the biggest disappointment of the day. The doubles team of MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila did put up a brave fight though.
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newsbadminton4 years ago

Vietnam Open 2018 | Ajay Jayaram, Siril Verma, and Rituparna Das shine on Day 1

Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram, Siril Verma, and Rituparna Das have made it to the next round of the 2018 Vietnam Open after winning their respective matches in the singles category on Day 1. The other Indians shuttlers, particularly the doubles players, also impressed on Day 1 of the Tour 100 event.
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