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newsbadminton19 days ago

Indonesia Open 2022 | In-form HS Prannoy humiliates Lakshya Sen in opening round

The Indonesia Open 2022 seems to e throwing surprises with each passing day. On Wednesday, the world no.9 Lakshya Sen lost to compatriot HS Prannoy 21-10, 21-9, and faced an early exit from the prestigious BWF Super1000 tournament, surprising one and all with his early exit from the event.
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newsbadminton21 days ago

Indonesia Open 2022 | Lakshya Sen leads India's charge, Saina Nehwal opts out of tournament

Top Indian shuttlers like PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen, and Kidambi Srikanth will be seen in action at the Indonesia Open 2022 BWF Super 1000 event, which will be held at the Istora Stadium in Jakarta from Tuesday. HS Prannoy, who missed the Indonesia Masters, will also feature in the event.
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newsbadminton24 days ago

Indonesia Masters 2022 | PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen crash out of quarters

It was a bad day in the office for Indian shuttlers Lakshya Sen and PV Sindhu, as the duo lost their respective quarter-final matches on Friday, at the Indonesia Masters. Sindhu, the world no.7 lost to Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon in straight games 21-12, 21-10, in just 33 minutes.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Indonesia Masters 2022 | PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen start with wins

Former world champion PV Sindhu and world championship bronze medalist Lakshya Sen started with wins in their opening-round matches at the Indonesia Masters 2022 in Jakarta on Wednesday. World no.7 Sindhu took three games to beat world no.22 Line Christophersen of Denmark 21-18, 15-21, 11-21.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Lakshya Sen to train with Viktor Axelsen ahead of CWG 2022

Indian star player Lakshya Sen is all set to train with Tokyo 2020 Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen of Denmark in May and June, to prepare for the Commonwealth Games 2022. His training will be divided into two phases, starting with an eight-day session in Dubai from May 29 to June 5.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Thailand Open 2022 | Lakshya Sen and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty opt out of tournament

Top Indian badminton players like PV Sindhu and Kimdabi Srikanth have decided to compete at the Thailand Open 2022, while the likes of Lakshya Sen and the team of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have opted out. It was on Sunday that the men's shuttlers won Thomas Cup for the first time.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Thomas and Uber Cup 2022 | Indian men win championship for the first time, thrash Indonesia 3-0

On Friday, India managed to pull off a historic performance beating Indonesia to win the Thomas Cup for the first time ever, in the history of the championship. And it just wasn't a win, but a complete rout of the 14-times champs, as Lakshya, Srikanth and Satwik-Chirag won their matches.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

The Popov brothers are here, Team India be wary

Back at the 2000 Summer Olympics, a young Mikhail Popov, representing Bulgaria, lost in the second round of the men's singles badminton event. That entry into the second round was by virtue of a bye he got in the first, before being decimated 0-15, 4-15, in the next by Chinese Taipei's Fung Permadi.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Korea Open 2022 | Lakshya Sen and Malvika Bansod in second round, HS Prannoy exits in first round

It was a mixed day for the Indian shuttlers at the Korea Open 2022, as Lakshya Sen and Malvika Bansod won their respective matches, while HS Prannoy lost his opening match. In fact, the two wins that came India's way were hard-fought battles that went to the third and final game.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Thomas and Uber Cup 2022 | Indian men to play Chinese Taipei in league stages, women to go up against South Korea

The draw for the BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals 2022 was announced at the Arnoma Grand Bangkok in Thailand on Friday. The tournament is supposed to take place in Bangkok, Thailand, from May 8 to May 15, with a total of 16 nations taking part in the prestigious, yearly tournament.
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