newsbadminton3 days ago

Japan Open | Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy bow out; Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy advance to semifinals

At the Japan Open, both Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy lost their quarterfinals to exit the Japan Open Superseries. On the other hand, the duo of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy secured a place in the doubles semi-finals after beating Kim Ha Na and Seung Jae Seo 21-18 9-21 21-19.
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newsbadminton4 days ago

WATCH : Kidmabi Srikanth shows great sportsmanship after winning a lucky point against Viktor Axelsen

In the second game of the Japan Open quarter-final, against Viktor Axelsen, Kidambi Srikanth's shot hit the tape and fortunately for him the shuttle fell in the Dane's court. Srikanth acknowledged his lucky break and the two players showed great sportsmanship by high-fiving at the end of the point.
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newsbadminton16 days ago

Saina, Sindhu and Srikanth to take part in National Championship

BAI President Himanta Sarma has confirmed that senior Indian shuttlers including Saina Nehwal, P V Sindhu, and Kidambi Srikanth would take part in the National Championship in November. Sarma also awarded cheques to Sindhu and Saina for their performance at the Glasgow World Championships.
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newsbadminton18 days ago

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth pull out of Korea Open Superseries

Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth have pulled out of the Korea Open Superseries that begins on September 12. While Srikanth is suffering from a minor niggle, Saina is recovering from a thigh strain that she sustained in the World Championship semi-final in Glasgow.
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newsbadmintona month ago

BWF World Championship Quarter-finals | Follow the live action

India’s only remaining male’s singles shuttler at the Badminton World Championships, Kidambi Srikanth, was sent packing in the quarter-finals by World No 1 Son Wan Ho. But it is not all over for the Indian contingent as PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal will play their respective QFs matches today.
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reportbadmintona month ago

World Badminton Championship | Son Wan Ho ends Kidambi Srikanth’s campaign

South Korean top seed Son Wan Ho utterly dominated Kidambi Srikanth in the quarter-finals of the BWF World Championship and entered the semifinals with a straight game win of 21-14 and 21-18. Although Srikanth tried to stage a comeback in the second game, it was too little too late.
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newsbadmintona month ago

BWF Rankings | PV Sindhu rises to 4th spot while Kidambi Srikanth falls two places

The latest BWF World rankings released on Thursday saw India’s star shuttler PV Sindhu move up a spot to the fourth place as Kidambi Srikanth fell to the tenth spot in the standings. Saina Nehwal, B Sai Praneeth, HS Prannoy, and Ajay Jayaram, however, didn’t see any change in their rankings.
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reportbadmintona month ago

BWF World Championships Roundup | PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, and Kidambi Srikant reach quarter-final as Sai Praneeth bows out

India had a mixed day in the office at the World Badminton Championship as PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, and Kidambi Srikanth booked their places in the quarterfinals, while B. Sai Praneeth was eliminated in the pre-quarters. Mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy also bowed out.
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newsbadmintona month ago

BWF World Championship round up | Srikanth, Verma cruise to the next round as Men’s doubles pair Manu Atri-Sumeeth Reddy crash out

Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma kicked off the campaign with comfortable wins against Russian Sergey Sirant and Spaniard Pablo Abian respectively. Men’s Doubles pair of Manu Atri and Sumeeth Reddy, however, were eliminated in the first round by Korean pair Chung Seok and Kim Dukyoung.
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featurebadmintona month ago

Why India will certainly win a medal at BWF World Championships this year

2016 was redoubtably seen as a landmark year for Indian badminton. However, what has transpired in 2017 so far has managed to raise the bar to a whole new level and on the basis of that, one can be rest assured that India will bag a medal at the upcoming World Championships.
Rohit George