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featurebadminton3 years ago

Should unbridled rage be PV Sindhu's only way forward

A maddening frown on her face as she walked across the court, accompanied with occasional, raving yells and almost no eye-contact with her opponent, who has always cut across a pleasant figure both on and off the court. That was PV Sindhu at the St. Jakobshalle on Sunday, before she won.
Subhayan Dutta
newsbadminton3 years ago

Thailand Open | Sourabh Verma and Sai Uttejitha Rao Chukka enter main draw

Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma beat Kantawat Leelavechabutr of Thailand and Zhou Ze Qi of China to book a place in the main draw of the Thailand Open. Meanwhile, Sai Uttejitha Rao Chukka beat Tam Brittney of Canada 16-21, 21-14, 21-19 to enter the women’s singles main draw alongside Saina Nehwal.
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newsbadminton3 years ago

Thailand Open | PV Sindhu decides to give tournament a miss

Keeping an eye on the World Championship, which has been scheduled later in August, India’s star shuttler has decided not to play in the Thailand Open, which is a 500 event. Apart from Sindhu, her arch-nemesis Nozomi Okuhara has also informed that she would follow suit by giving it a miss.
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featurebadminton3 years ago

PV Sindhu in need of a purging journey before she becomes legend

What makes the love for a sport eternal is the exact thing that had made it exceptionally ruthless, to begin with. And it is the same element that has turned mere mortals into demigods throughout the ages.
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reportbadminton3 years ago

Indonesia Open 2019 | PV Sindhu suffers yet another final defeat as Akane Yamaguchi triumphs

PV Sindhu’s search for her first title of the season continues as she succumbed to Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi in the final of the BWF Indonesia Open. After a close first game saw Yamaguchi come from behind to win the game, she dominated the proceedings there onward to win in straight games.
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newsbadminton4 years ago

BWF World Tour | PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma rewarded by BAI for their performances

Badminton Association of India has announced a cash reward of 10 lakh rupees for PV Sindhu and 3 lakh rupees for Sameer Verma for their performances at the recently concluded Badminton World Federation World Tour Finals. Sindhu became the first women’s single player from India to win the title.
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newsbadminton4 years ago

Can PV Sindhu slay the demons from her past at the 2018 World Championships

PV Sindhu will be India's biggest hope in the ongoing World Championships, where fans will hope the World No. 3 escapes the burdens of the past that have weighed her down so far. A closer look at her losses reflect issues with the mental and physical approach and rather than shaky confidence.
Subhayan Dutta
newsbadminton5 years ago

All England Championships | Pullela Gopichand happy with PV Sindhu’s 'great' win over Nozomi Okuhara

Pullela Gopichand has expressed his happiness after PV Sindhu managed to beat Nozomi Okuhara to enter in the semifinal of the All England Open as he said that it is good she ended on the right side this time. While admitting that it was a tough game, Sindhu has also said that she as under pressure.
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reportbadminton5 years ago

Badminton Asia Team Championships | Both India men and women teams enter quarterfinals

Despite losing the match yesterday, India’s both men’s and women's teams have qualified for the quarterfinals of the Badminton Asia Team Championships in Malaysia. The Indian women finished second in Group W to qualify for the knock-out while Indian men’s had already qualified for the same stage.
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newsbadminton5 years ago

Injury free Carolina Marin hopes to be stronger at All England Championship

Olympic gold medalist Carolina Marin believes that she will be at her absolute best for next month’s All England Championship as she is now devoid of all injuries and has a great team. She also stated that in today’s competitive badminton age, any player in the top 10 can win any tournament.
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