featurebadminton2 months ago

Know Your Heroes | Sameer Verma - the small-towner who made it big

Though Sameer Verma’s World Championships campaign ended after an early defeat against the legendary Lin Dan in the pre-quarterfinals, the match will be remembered for his audacious no-look shot that stunned the crowd. Ahead of Asiad, the World No. 21 talks about his preparation and chances.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Lakshya Sen to get Rs 10 lakh cash reward from BAI

Badminton Association of India (BAI) announced a cash reward of Rs 10 lakh for young Lakshya Sen, who became only the third Indian to win a gold medal at the Asia Junior Championship in Jakarta. Sen believes he needs to work on his physical strength to take on the big guns in senior circuit.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Indonesia Open | Kidambi Srikanth to face Kento Momota as Prannoy slated to play Lin Dan

Defending champion Kidambi Srikanth has been drawn against Japan’s Kento Momota in the opening round of this year’s World Tour Super 1000 badminton tournament in Indonesia. 25-year old HS Prannoy will face off against Chinese great Lin Dan in the first round of the tournament on Tuesday.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

US Open Badminton | Ajay Jayaram moves into quarter-final with second successive win

India’s Ajay Jayaram won his second successive three-game match against Brazil’s Ygor Coelho and advanced to the quarter-finals of the US Open Super 300 badminton tournament. Jayaram defeated the world no. 31 in an intense match, which finished 19-21, 21-12, 21-16 in the second round on Thursday.
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newsbadminton5 months ago

Thomas Cup | India bow out of the tournament after going down to China 0-5

India failed to make it to the quarter-finals of the 2018 Thomas Cup in Bangkok after suffering a 0-5 loss to top seeds China in their final group match on Tuesday. However, Indian doubles pair and single's star Lakshya Sen managed to impress all and sundry with their valiant effort.
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newsbadminton6 months ago

New Zealand Open | Lakshya Sen goes down against Lin Dan in pre-quarter finals

Lakshya Sen’s ambitious attempt to take on Lin Dan ended in a 15-21, 21-15, 21-12 defeat for the young shuttler in the pre-quarterfinals of the New Zealand Open. In the other games, Sameer Verma and B Sai Praneeth advanced into the quarterfinals while Ajay Jayaram had to bow out in a strong contest.
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newsbadminton9 months ago

Pullela Gopichand points Kidambi Srikanth’s ability to adapt to conditions as his greatest quality

Pullela Gopichand has called Kidambi Srikanth as one of the best players in the world and stating the latter's ability to adapt to different conditions is his greatest quality. Srikanth also praised his coach’s contribution by stating that Indian badminton would not have come this far without him.
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newsbadmintona year 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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newsbadmintona year ago

Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei, Taufik Hidayat to play exhibition badminton match in Mumbai

Badminton stars Taufik Hidayat, Lee Yong Dae, Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan and Peter Gade will visit Mumbai on November 4 as part of the Legends’ Vision World Tour where they will interact with fans and players. According to the schedule, they will play exhibition matches at National Sports Club of India.
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newsbadmintona year ago

BWF World Championship | PV Sindhu assures India a silver ; Lin Dan dismantles Son Wan-Ho to cruise into seventh final

PV Sindhu breezed past ninth seed Chen Yufei of China 21-13, 21-10 to cruise into the finals of the BWF World Championships, in Glasgow, for the first time in her career. Meanwhile, Lin Dan outclassed Son Wan-Ho in straight sets of 21-17, 21-14 to set up a final clash against Viktor Axelsen.
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