newsbadminton11 days ago

Injury forces Kidambi Srikanth to pull out of China Open

Kidambi Srikanth has sustained a leg injury during the Senior National Badminton Championships, which forced him to pull out of the China Open Super Series Premier, begins on November 14 in Fuzhou. Now, the Indian ace needs to wait a bit longer to reach the number one spot in the BWF World Rankings.
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newsbadminton12 days ago

Pullela Gopichand has believed in me from day one, says Kidambi Srikanth

Kidambi Srikanth has thanked Pullela Gopichand for his continuous support by stating that he believed in him from day one which helped him to show a terrific performance this year. Srikanth has also added that the Indians have a tough mindset and aim to beat the best in the world.
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reportbadminton14 days ago

HS Prannoy stuns Kidambi Srikanth to lift maiden title, Saina Nehwal secures her third national championship

HS Prannoy has beaten World No 2 Kidambi Srikanth 21-15, 16-21, 21-7 in a thrilling finale to claim the men's singles title at the National Championship in Nagpur on Wednesday. In the women’s singles, Saina Nehwal has gotten the better of PV Sindhu 21-17, 27-25 to lift her third Nationals title.
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newsbadminton15 days ago

National Badminton Championship | PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth progress into the semis

Olympic medalists PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal advanced to the semi-finals of the 82nd Senior National Badminton Championship as they defeated Aakarshi Kashyap and Shriyanshi Pardeshi respectively in women's singles. Kidambi Srikanth followed suit as he overcame Shubham Prajapati in men’s singles.
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featurebadminton18 days ago

How Kidambi Srikanth can become the World No.1 at China Open

After winning his fourth Superseries of the year, Kidambi Srikanth is all set to secure the No.1 ranking if he wins the China Open later this month. Srikanth has now attained a career-best ranking of 2 and can become the first Indian since Prakash Padukone to secure the top rank in men's badminton.
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newsbadminton19 days ago

It’s a matter of time before Srikanth becomes number one, claims Sai Praneeth

Kidambi Srikanth’s fellow compatriot and regular practice partner B Sai Praneeth has been all praise for the 24-year-old shuttler claiming that he would soon be number one in the BWF rankings. He also stated that 2017 has been Srikanth’s year where he has won a phenomenal four Super Series titles.
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newsbadminton20 days ago

BWF Rankings : Kidambi Srikanth climbs to career best 2nd spot

Thanks to his French Open win, Kidambi Srikanth has jumped two places to grab a career-high ranking of 2 in the latest Badminton World Federation Rankings, announced today. In the women's ranking, PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal maintained their rankings at second and 11th position respectively.
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newsbadminton21 days ago

Ex-Sports Minister Vijay Goel recommends Padma Shri for Kidambi Srikanth

Former Indian sports minister Vijay Goel has recommended Kidmabi Srikanth’s name for the Prestigious Padma Shri award for his fantastic run in 2017. In a calendar season, Srikanth became the first Indian and only the fourth shuttler in the world to win four Super Series tournaments.
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newsbadminton22 days ago

Kidambi Srikanth credits Pullela Gopichand's belief on him for his success

Kidambi Srikanth has lauded Pullela Gopichand’s support by stating that the latter believed him more than anybody else which helped him to make a strong comeback. Srikanth has revealed that he doesn't go into a tournament thinking about a win, but is glad to have achieved so much success this year.
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newsbadminton23 days ago

Kidambi Srikanth feels Viktor Axelsen is ahead of him in race to World No.1

Newly crowned French Open and Denmark Open champion Kidambi Srikanth feels that Viktor Axelsen is still way ahead of him in the race for the number one position in world badminton. Srikanth believes he would see a small improvement in the BWF rankings that scheduled to be released next week.
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