newsbadminton14 days 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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newsbadminton15 days 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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newsbadminton16 days 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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newsbadmintona month ago

Japan Open | PV Sindhu advances, Kidambi Srikanth ousted in first round

PV Sindhu extended her fine form in the Japan Open with an easy win over China’s Hue Yan, while Kidambi Srikanth lost to compatriot HS Prannoy in his very first match of the campaign. While A Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy couldn’t advance, Ponappa and S Reddy did in mixed doubles.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Japan Open | B Sai Praneeth advances as men’s doubles falter in first round

India started decently on the first day of the Japan Open with B Sai Praneeth beating one of the local favourites Kenta Nishimoto in the first round to advance into the pre-quarters of the men’s singles event. While A Ponnappa and S Rankireddy also won their match, M Attri and B S Reddy lost theirs.
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reportbadmintona month ago

BWF Indonesia Open | Kidambi Srikanth beats Kenta Nishimoto; PV Sindhu outplays Aya Ohori

Eight-seed Kidambi Srikanth registered a comfortable straight game-win against Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto with a scoreline of 21-14, 21-13 at the ongoing BWF Indonesia Open on Wednesday. In addition to that, PV Sindhu registered an 11-21, 21-15, 21-15 win against Japan’s Aya Ohori in the first round.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Bwf Indonesia Open Round-up | Ashiwni Ponnappa, N Sikki Reddy bow out in first round

India's women's duo of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy started their Indonesia Open campaign poorly as they were ousted in their very first match against Malaysia's Vivian Hoo Yap Cheng Wen. Men's pair of Swastiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty defeated Malaysia’s Goh Sze Fei and Nur Izzuddin.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Australian Open | Lakshya Sen, Ashwini Ponnappa- Rankireddy ousted in qualifiers

After Lakshya Sen started off with a win against Malaysia’s Teck Zhi Soo in the Australian Open qualifiers, his progress into the knockout stages was halted by Thailand’s Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk. Mixed doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Swastiksairaj Rankireddy also lost their match.
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reportbadminton3 months ago

Sudirman Cup 2019 | India succumb to humiliating 0-5 loss to China

India ended their Sudirman Cup campaign on a terrible note as they went down 5-0 against hosts China in their last group stage match of the tournament. After they had lost 3-2 to Malaysia on Tuesday, the match against China was a do-or-die one for the Kidmabi Srikanth-led side.
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reportbadminton3 months ago

Sudirman Cup 2019 | India close to early elimination after losing 2-3 to Malaysia

India succumbed to a must and easy win leg against Malaysia in the first group match of the Sudirman Cup as the contingent stares at an early elimination from the mixed team championship. India could only win their mixed doubles and the women’s singles match losing the other three.
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