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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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newsbadmintona year ago

Hyderabad Open | Sourabh Verma advances, P Kashyap bows out

India had a mixed day in the Hyderabad open on Thursday with Sourabh Verma advancing into the quarter-finals to join Ajay Jayram and Subhankar Dey, while Parupalli Kashyap got eliminated. While Verma had a easy straight games win against Sun Feixiang, Kashyap lost to Loh Kean Yew in the decider.
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Canada Open | Ajay Jayaram, Sourabh Verma and Lakshya Sen qualify for Round 2

Ajay Jayram, Sourabh Verma and Lakshya Sen have registered victories in the first round of the ongoing Canada Open badminton competition. Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy have also made it to the second round after they got bye in the first round of the Canada Open Super 100 tournament.
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New Zealand Open | Lakshya Sen enters main draw as Parupalli Kashyap bows out

India started the New Zealand Open tournament in a mix with Lakshya Sen sealing a berth in the first main round of the competition while Parupalli Kashyap failed to make the cut. India kick start their main campaign tomorrow as Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy, Sai Praneeth and more take centre stage.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

Top Indian badminton stars facing shortage of funds for international tournaments

Numerous Indian badminton players are facing a cash crunch to finance their international commitments, courtesy the BAI’s bizarre informal rule of funding players, who are placed in the top 25 of BWF World rankings. This had led to them writing a letter to the BAI President to seek funding.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

Orleans Masters | Ajay Jayaram, Parupalli Kashyap bow out in pre-quarterfinals

Ajay Jayaram, Parupallli Kashyap, Mugda Agrey and Mithun Manjunath have been defeated in straight games in the third round of the ongoing Orleans Masters in France. The Indian women’s doubles and mixed doubles pair also lost their respective matches to crash out of the BWF Tour Super 100 tournament.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

Swiss Open | B Sai Praneeth to clash with Sameer Verma in all Indian pre-quarters

Sameer Verma overcame the challenge of Ajay Jayram in straight games, while B Sai Praneeth got walkover by an injured England’s Rajiv Oushep to set up a pre-quarter final. The men’s doubles duo of Pranav Jerry Chopra and Chirag Shetty advanced to the next round by beating Astrup and Rasmussen.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

Barcelona Spain Masters | Sourabh Verma, Parupalli Kashyap, Ajay Jayram enter second round in men's singles

Sourabh Verma, Parupalli Kashyap and Ajay Jayaram have moved to the second round of men's singles after winning their respective ties at the USD 150,000 Barcelona Spain Masters. Sourabh, who won his third National title last week, beat Spain's Luís Enrique Penalver by a margin of 21-15, 21-16.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

Indians out of contention in Chinese Taipei Open as Ajay Jayaram loses the quarter-finals

India's campaign at the Chinese Taipei Open came to an end at the quarter final stage as Ajay Jayaram was beaten by Malaysian Lee Zii Jia in straight games of 16-21, 9-21. With the Denmark Open and French Open scheduled for later this month, many top shuttlers had decided to skip the event.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

Korea Open | Saina Nehwal lone winner for India after first round

Saina Nehwal marched past her opponent without much difficulty winning the match in 40 minutes to reach the pre-quarterfinal. Earlier in the month, after the Asian Games, Saina Nehwal had made an unceremonial first-round exit from the China Open where she had won the title in the year 2015.
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