newsbadminton2 months ago

Mithun Manjunath and Aakarshi Kashyap achieve career-high rankings post Bangladesh International win

Indian shuttlers continued to rise in the latest BWF rankings released on Tuesday, with the likes of Mithun Manjunath and Aakarshi Kashyap moving into the 30s, courtesy of their win at the Bangladesh International. Mostly not much movement happened in the current week as next season is due to start.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Australian Open 2022 | Sameer Verma lone Indian star in the mix

Following several withdrawals from the BWF Super 300 match in Sydney, Sameer Verma will lead a diminished Indian team in the Australian Open badminton competition in 2022. The last competition on BWF Tour before the season-ending BWF World Tour Finals in Guangzhou in December is the Australian Open.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Tasnim Mir attains career-best 70th spot in BWF rankings, Mithun Manjunath leaps to 43rd

Indian badminton players continued to rise in BWf rankings this week too, with some of them making big jumps, to make their presence felt on the circuit. While the rankings of the top stars remained static, it was the youngsters who made an impact once again and impressed with their improved games.
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newsbadminton7 months ago

Singapore Open 2022 | Ashmita Chaliha stuns world no.12, Mithun Manjunath beats Kidambi Srikanth

The Indian shuttlers had a good day at the office, as most of them managed to sail into the second round at the Singapore Open, on Wednesday. Mithun Manjunath sprung a surprise as he beat Kidambi Srikanth in three games, while Saina Nehwal beat compatriot Malvika Bansod in straight games.
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newsbadminton10 months ago

Orleans Masters 2022 | Mithun Manjunath loses men's singles final to Toma Junior Popov

After losing to home favourite Toma Junior Popov in the final of the Orleans Masters 2022 men's singles event in France on Sunday, Mithun Manjunath had to settle for a silver medal. In his maiden BWF final, 79th-ranked Indian shuttler fell 21-11, 21-19 in 50 minutes to the world No. 32 Frenchman.
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newsbadminton1 year ago

Badminton Asia Team Championships 2022 | Indian men's team register 3-2 win over Hong Kong, chances to qualify for playoffs bleak

The Indian men's team, captained by global bronze medalist Lakshya Sen, defeated Hong Kong 3-2 in group A on Thursday to keep their faint prospects of reaching the knockout stage of the Badminton Asia Team Championships alive. India had suffered 0-5 loss to Korea in their opening match.
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newsbadminton3 years ago

SaarLorLux Open | Lakshya Sen, Mithun Manjunath, Rahul Bharadwaj advance to the pre-quarterfinals

Rising Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen overcame a stiff challenge posed by Finland’s Eetu Heino to enter the pre-quarterfinals at the SaarLorLux Open Super Tour 100. While Mithun Manjunath and BM Rahul Bharadwaj also advanced to the pre-quarterfinals with convincing straight game victories.
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newsbadminton4 years ago

Vietnam Open 2018 | Ajay Jayaram bags silver after losing final to Shesar Hiren Rhustavito

Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram has bagged the silver medal after losing to Indonesia’s Shesar Hiren Rhustavito in the final match of the Vietnam Open 2018. Following the defeat in the finals, Jayaram has taken his tally of silver medals to two with consecutive runner-up finishes in a span of a month.
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newsbadminton4 years ago

Vietnam Open | Ajay Jayaram through to final; Mithun Manjunath ousted

Indian badminton star Ajay Jayaram has reached the finals of the ongoing 2018 Vietnam Open after defeating Japan’s Yu Igarashi in straight games of 21-14, 21-19. However, fellow compatriot Mithun Manjunath has been knocked out after losing to Indonesia’s Shesar Hiren Rhustavito in the semi-finals.
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reportbadminton4 years ago

Vietnam Open | Ajay Jayaram, Mithun Manjunath book semi-final berth; Rituparna Das crashes out

Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and Mithun Manjunath have fought hard to qualify for the semi-finals in the men’s singles category at the 2018 Vietnam Open. However, their compatriot Rituparna Das has crashed out of the tournament after losing to Thailand’s Phittayaporn Chaiwan.
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