newsbadminton21 days ago

2023 India Open | Carolina Marin is not afraid to face any player

Any athlete may be broken by two knee injuries that could end their career, yet Olympic champion Carolina Marin "accepted agony" and continued to compete rather than give up. Before suffering an ACL injury in her right knee at the 2019 Indonesian Masters Marin was in a different frame of mind.
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newsbadminton29 days ago

2023 Malaysia Open | PV Sindhu to open campaign against Carolina Marin

The Malaysia Open 2023 starts on Tuesday, and ace India shuttler PV Sindhu is all set to make her comeback after a rather long injury layoff. But she faces a tough test right in the first round, as she faces Spain's former world no.1 Carolina Marin, in her comeback match from injury.
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newsbadminton1 month ago

PV Sindhu to face old foe Carolina Marin in opening round at Malaysia Open

Malaysia Open promises to be an action-packed season opener as PV Sindhu is slated to face old foe Carolina Marin of Spain in the opening round of the tournament. On the other hand, HS Prannoy will be up against Lakshya Sen, while Kidambi Srikanth will lock horns against Kenta Nishimoto.
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featurebadminton9 months ago

A hungry Carolina Marin could only make life tougher for Indian shuttlers

It was in this March, that Carolina Marin, announced her return to the circuit the next month, at the European Championships. It was a given that she would pocket the title, in front of a packed home crowd; all this after a long road to recovery post an ACL tear, that happened before the Olympics.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

2021 India Open | 13 international stars including Carolina Marin withdraw amid Covid-19 surge in Delhi

As many 13 international badminton stars have withdrawn from the 2021 India Open Super 500 amidst the rising number of Covid-19 cases in New Delhi. Among the big names, former world no.1 Carolina Marin will skip the tournament, with Denmark’s Anders Antonsen and Rasmus Gemke also following suit.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

2021 India Open | Kento Momota, Carolina Marin among top players; event to be held behind closed doors

Top International shuttler,s including Kento Momota and Carolina Marin, will feature in the upcoming 2021 India Open, with the tournament set to be staged behind closed owing to the pandemic situation. The tournament is one of the few remaining qualifying events for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
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newsbadminton3 years ago

Satwik and Chirag enter top 10 rankings after dream run at French Open

India’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty reclaimed a spot in the top 10 of the latest badminton rankings after their dream run at the BWF French Open. Despite their quarter-final exits, PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal maintained their spot at sixth and ninth respectively.
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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
newsbadminton4 years ago

BWF World Championship | HS Prannoy awarded spot following injuries to Viktor Axelsen and Shi Yuqi

HS Prannoy has received a late invitation to participate in the upcoming BWF World Championships after Viktor Axelsen and Shi Yuqi refused to participate following injuries. Meanwhile, reigning champion Carolina Marin had to withdraw after she couldn’t recover completely from a knee injury.
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newsbadminton4 years ago

Malaysia Masters | Saina Nehwal qualifies for semi-finals as Kidambi Srikanth gets eliminated in quarter-final

Saina Nehwal has made it to the semi-finals of the ongoing Malaysia Masters badminton tournament after defeating Nozomi Okuhara in straight games in the quarter-final battle. On the other hand, Kidambi Srikanth lost to Son Wan Ho of South Korea to get knocked out from the tournament.
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