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newsbadminton6 months ago

BWF Hong Kong Open | Rankireddy-Ponnappa advance in mixed doubles

India had a mixed day in the ongoing Hong Open as the likes of Swastiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa advanced into the next round, while the pair of N Sikki Reddy and Pranav Jerry Chopra crashed out early on. Wednesday will see Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu taking the court.
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newsbadminton6 months ago

Sourabh Verma sails through to main draw of Hong Kong Open

Sourabh Verma won both his qualification matches in straight games to sail through to the main draw of the Hong Kong Open on Tuesday. The 26-year-old first registered a 21-15, 21-19 win against Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk, before defeating Lucas Claerbout 21-19, 21-19 to seal his qualification.
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newsbadminton7 months ago

BWF Denmark Open | PV Sindhu and Sai Praneeth advance, Parupalli Kashyap crashes out

PV Sindhu and Sai Praneeth advanced to the second round of the Denmark Open with wins in straight games, while Korea Open semi-finalist Parupalli Kashyap crashed out. Among the doubles, the duo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty won their duel, also in straight games, on Tuesday.
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newsbadminton8 months 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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newsbadminton8 months 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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newsbadminton8 months ago

Vietnam Open | Siril Verma, Sourabh Verma go through, Shubhankar Dey bows out

India’s Siril Verma stunned top seed, Darren Liew of Malaysia, while Sourabh Verma had to dig deep to get the better of Japan’s Kodai Naraoka. However, a shock defeat for third seed Shubhankar Dey at the hands of unseeded Malaysian Jia Wei Tan saw him being crashed out of the tournament.
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newsbadminton9 months ago

Chinese Taipei Open | Sourabh Verma loses to Chou Tien Chen ending India’s campaign

World No. 36 Sourabh Verma, who was the only Indian shuttler left in the Chinese Taipei Open, went down in straight sets to local favourite and top seed Chou Tien Chen. With Saina Nehwal pulling out of the event early, the 26-year-old was India’s biggest hope in the $500,000 tournament.
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newsbadminton9 months ago

Hyderabad Open | Sourabh Verma wins men's singles title; Ashwini Ponnappa, N Sikki Reddy finish second

Sourabh Verma bagged the men's singles title at the recently concluded Hyderabad Open by defeating Singapore's Loh Kean Yew in the final on Sunday. Meanwhile, women's doubles duo of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy lost to Koreans - Baek Ha Na and Jung Kyung Eun by a 25-17, 25-17 margin.
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newsbadminton10 months ago

Hyderabad Open | Sourabh Verma and Ashwini Ponnappa-N Sikki Reddy reach finals

Sourabh Verma entered the men’s singles final with a 23-21, 21-16 straight-game win over Iskandar Zulkarnain of Malaysia at the ongoing BWF Hyderabad Open. Meanwhile, women’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy defeated Hong Kong’s Fan Ka Yan and Wu Yi Ting in the semis.
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newsbadminton10 months ago

Hyderabad Open | Sourabh Verma and Ashwini Ponnappa-N Sikki Reddy defeat compatriots to advance to semi finals

Sourabh Verma registered a comfortable victory against Ajay Jayaram in the men’s singles to reach the semis of the ongoing Hyderabad Open. Meanwhile, the top-seeded pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy took down the eighth seeds in their quarter-final match and entered the top four.
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