newsbadminton2 days ago

BWF Rankings | Kidambi Srikanth slips to eighth position

Kidambi Srikanth has slipped to the eighth position in the recently-released Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings. On the other hand, Sameer Verma, Parupalli Kashyap and Harsheel Danni’s rankings have shown improvement on the fresh list released by the global body on Tuesday.
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newsbadminton7 days ago

BWF Singapore Open | PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, and Saina Nehwal progress to quarterfinal

India’s strong run in the Singapore Open continued as the big three PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, and Saina Nehwal registered wins against Mia Blichfeldt, Pornpawee Chochuwong, and Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus respectively. However, Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy bowed out of the tournament.
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newsbadminton8 days ago

Singapore Open | Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy advance as Sai Praneeth gets eliminated

Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, and Sameer Verma commenced their Singapore Open campaigns with victories against Sitthikom Thammasin, Brice Leverdez, and Suppanyu Avihingsanon respectively. However, Sai Praneeth had to go down fighting against top-seeded Kento Momota of Japan in a tensed match.
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newsbadminton10 days ago

BWF Singapore Open | PV Sindhu targets major laurels in Singapore

PV Sindhu will hope to put behind her recent struggles she has seen on the international circuit as she intends to go all the way at the BWF Singapore Open. Sindhu suffered a first-round exit at the All England Championship and lost in the second round of Malaysia Open to Sung Ji Hyun.
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newsbadminton15 days ago

Malaysia Open | Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu qualify as HS Prannoy, Saina Nehwal bow out

India had a mixed day at the ongoing Malaysia Open as Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu registered easy wins in the first round of the 750 series tournament while HS Prannoy and Saina Nehwal were ousted in three gamers. The men’s doubles duo of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy also bowed out early on.
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reportbadminton16 days ago

Malaysia Open 2019 | Sameer Verma loses in first round as mixed doubles duo progresses

Sameer Verma had come to his opening match of the tournament as the second favourite against Shi Yuqi and put up a tremendous fight before eventually running out of fuel. In other games, N Sikki Reddy got the job done with Pranaav Jerry Chopra, but she faltered alongside Ashwini Ponnappa.
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newsbadminton21 days ago

India Open | Sai Praneeth sets up all Indian quarter-final against Kidambi Srikanth

All the bog hopefuls registered easy wins in round two with Kidambi Srikanth beating Lu Guangzu and PV Sindhu overcoming the challenge of Deng Joy Xuan. In other matches, B Sai Praneeth beat Sameer Verma, while HS Prannoy got the better of Jan o Jorgensen to set-up a clash with Viktor Axelsen.
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newsbadminton22 days ago

India Open | PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth register easy wins in first round

PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth started the USD 350, 000 tournaments with easy wins against Wong Wing KI Vincent and Mugdha Agrey respectively. While B Sai Praneeth and HS Prannoy also advanced to the next round, Subhankar Dey stole the limelight with a surprise win over Tommy Sugiarto.
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featurebadminton24 days ago

India Open | PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth India's biggest hopes in star-less tournament

With Saina Nehwal pulling out of the India Open, India’s title chances have highly narrowed down to two shuttlers - PV Sindhu and Kidmabi Srinkanth. Leaving aside the potential that the duo pack, their draws also make them increasingly favourable to reach the semis before any real challenge sets in.
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newsbadmintona month ago

All England Badminton Championship | Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, B Sai Praneeth qualify for Round 2; PV Sindhu bows out

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth have won their respective matches on the opening day of the All England Open Badminton Championship to qualify for the second round of the tournament. PV Sindhu’s defeat against Korea’s Sung Ji Hyun was the major setback for India on Day 1.
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