newsbadminton2 days ago

Kidambi Srikanth decides to Hong Kong Open a miss

After missing the China Open with a muscle strain Kidambi Srikanth has decided to sit out the Hong Kong Open as well, as he targets to achieve full fitness for the Dubai World Final. Sameer Verma and Ajay Jayaram will also be missing out, but Sai Praneeth will be India's representative in Hong Kong.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth to get direct entry into National Championship quarter-finals

The Badminton Association of India has decided that players who ranked in top 50 in the BWF World Rankings will get direct entry into the quarters of the National Championship. This means that senior Indian shuttlers, Saina, Sindhu, and Srikanth will feature in the latter stages of the tournament.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

BWF Rankings | Five Indian male shuttlers in top-20 for first time

For the first time ever in the history of badminton rankings, five Indian male shuttlers have entered the top 20 of the BWF singles list. Current World No.19 Sameer Verma has joined Kidambi Srikanth (8), HS Prannoy (15), B Sai Praneeth (17), and Ajay Jayaram (20) in the top 20 of the men's rankings.
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reportbadminton3 months ago

BWF World Championships | Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, and B. Sai Praneeth through to pre-quarters

Yesterday was a good day for India at the ongoing BWF World Championships as the likes of Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, and B. Sai Praneeth all moved into the pre quarters. However, the women’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy put up a valiant fight before bowing out.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

World Championship | PV Sindhu cruises into the pre-quarters with an easy win

PV Sindhu had no problems advancing from the second round as she experienced a surprisingly smooth sail against Kim Hyo Min in the women’s singles event. Sai Praneeth and Ajay Jayaram also saw off their opponents in straight sets as they progressed into the second round of the BWF event.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

PV Sindhu seeded 4th while Kidambi Srikanth seeded 8th at World Badminton Championships

Indian badminton star PV Sindhu has been seeded fourth in the women's singles category at the World Badminton Championships set to commence on August 21st while Saina Nehwal has been seeded 12th. Meanwhile, the in-form Srikanth Kidambi has been seeded 8th in the men's singles category.
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reportbadminton4 months ago

New Zealand Open Grand Prix Gold | HS Prannoy, Purapalli Kashyap advance to second round

US Open champion HS Prannoy has defeated Indonesia's Shesar Hiren Rhustavito 21-14 21-16 to enter the second round of the New Zealand Grand Prix Gold at Auckland on Tuesday. Parupalli Kashyap has also advanced to the second round defeating Indonesia's Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka 21-5 21-10.
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newsbadminton5 months ago

Srikanth Kidambi issues rallying cry ahead of World Championships

Srikanth Kidambi has expressed his confidence in Indian shuttlers and went on to suggest that the Indian contingent had a chance to win medals at the upcoming World Championships in Glasgow. The 24-year old also credited Pullela Gopichand and his current coach Mulyo Handoyo for his success.
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newsbadminton5 months ago

Australia Super Series 2017 | Saina and Sindhu progress to the second round

Saina Nehwal defeated Sung Ji Hyun in straight games of 21-10 21-16 while PV Sindhu overcame Sayaka Sato 21-17, 14-21, 21-18 in the first round. In the men's single, Srikanth Kidambi thrashed Taipei Kan Chao Yu 21-13, 21-16 while Sai Praneeth clinched a win against Tommy Sugiarto.
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newsbadminton6 months ago

Saina Nehwal to spearhead India's prospect at Thailand Open, PV Sindhu rested

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) announced the Indian team for the Thailand Open, Indonesia Open, and the Australian Open on Thursday. Saina Nehwal will represent India in all the three tournaments while PV Sindhu has been rested for the Thailand Open and will play in the other two events.
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