newsbadminton8 days ago

Singapore Open | PV Sindhu progresses to semis as Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth crash out

PV Sindhu extended her marauding winning run into the semi-final of the Singapore Open as she beat China’s Cai Yanyan as Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal lost to Kento Momota and Nozomi Okuhara respectively. Sameer Verma also lost his match against World No. 2 Chinese Taipei’s Chou Tien Chen.
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newsbadminton12 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

BWF Malaysia Open | Kidambi Srikanth falters in quarter-final against Chen Long

Kidambi Srikanth failed in his bid to make it to the semi-finals of the ongoing Malaysia Open as he fell to a 21-18, 21-19 defeat at the hands of China’s Chen Long in the quarter-final encounter. The Indian ace was knocked out in the match against Long that went on for a little less than an hour.
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newsbadminton17 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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newsbadminton19 days ago

Malaysia Open | Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu aim to bounce back

India Open runners-up Kidambi Srikanth will look to end his title drought by going all the way in the upcoming BWF Malaysia Open, which is set to start tomorrow. PV Sindhu, who lost in the semis of the India Open, will hope to have an easy outing in her opening game against Japan’s Aya Ohiri.
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newsbadminton19 days ago

India Open 2019 | Pullela Gopichand satisfied with Kidambi Srikanth’s technical improvement

After the final day of action at the India Open badminton championship, Pullela Gopichand has stated that he is happy with Kidambi Srikanth’s improvement in technique. The national coach also opined that B Sumeeth Reddy was unfortunate to get decisions against him during the men’s doubles match.
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newsbadminton20 days ago

India Open 2019 | Viktor Axelsen outplays Kidambi Srikanth to win the title

Kidambi Srikanth succumbed to a 21-7, 22-20 loss to former world number one Viktor Axelsen who bagged his second BWF India Open title at the KD Jadhav Indoor Hall in Delhi on Sunday. The 25-year old Denmark native looked in top form as he finished the final match in just 46 minutes.
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newsbadminton24 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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newsbadminton25 days ago

I can do well at World Championships, believes Kidambi Srikanth

Kidambi Srikanth reckons that if he gets better physically and mentally, he will perform well at the upcoming World Championships which will be held in Switzerland. Srikanth added that he is eager to improve the little details in his game to maintain his form ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.
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newsbadmintona month ago

India Open | PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal seeded second and fifth respectively

PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal have been seeded second and fifth respectively in the upcoming India Open. India also has a strong presence in the men’s section with as many as six shuttlers among whom Kidambi Srikanth has secured the top seed of number three followed by Sameer Varma at fifth.
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