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newsbadminton7 months ago

BWF Hong Kong Open | Rankireddy-Ponnappa advance in mixed doubles

India had a mixed day in the ongoing Hong Open as the likes of Swastiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa advanced into the next round, while the pair of N Sikki Reddy and Pranav Jerry Chopra crashed out early on. Wednesday will see Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu taking the court.
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newsbadminton7 months ago

Saina Nehwal suffers another first-round exit at China Open

Saina Nehwal’s lackluster run of form continued as she crashed out in the opening round of the China Open at Fozhou on Wednesday to local favourite Cai Yan Yan in straight games. However, her husband Parupalli Kashyap moved through to the second round after a comfortable 43-minute win.
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newsbadminton7 months ago

Satwik and Chirag enter top 10 rankings after dream run at French Open

India’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty reclaimed a spot in the top 10 of the latest badminton rankings after their dream run at the BWF French Open. Despite their quarter-final exits, PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal maintained their spot at sixth and ninth respectively.
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newsbadminton7 months ago

Denmark Open | Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth crash out

Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth crashed out of the Denmark Open in their first round singles competitions on Wednesday. Meanwhile, men’s singles player Sameer Verma made it through to round two, as did the mixed doubles duo of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy.
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featurebadminton9 months ago

BWF World Championships | Indian shuttlers start litmus test with easy draws

In what will be a big test for the Indian shuttlers ahead of the Tokyo Olympics next year, they have been handed easy draws to begin with in the first round of the BWF World Championships. A huge blow for India would be the injuries to Swastiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, who pulled out.
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newsbadminton10 months ago

Bwf Indonesia Open Round-up | Ashiwni Ponnappa, N Sikki Reddy bow out in first round

India's women's duo of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy started their Indonesia Open campaign poorly as they were ousted in their very first match against Malaysia's Vivian Hoo Yap Cheng Wen. Men's pair of Swastiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty defeated Malaysia’s Goh Sze Fei and Nur Izzuddin.
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newsbadmintona year 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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newsbadmintona year ago

Singapore Open | PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal advance into pre-quarterfinal

India started the main draw of the Singapore Open on a positive note as PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal registered straight games win against Lyanny Alessandra Mainaky and Yulia Yosephin Susanto respectively. In other game, young Mugdha Agrey bowed out after doing well in the qualifiers.
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reportbadminton2 years ago

China Open | PV Sindhu advances to pre-quarter finals; Saina Nehwal crashes out

India’s Day 1 China Open campaign produced a mixed result as PV Sindhu beat World No. 39 Saena Kawakami 21-15, 21-13 while Saina Nehwal lost to Korea's Sung Ji Hyun. On the other hand, in men's doubles Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy beat Liao Min Chun and Su Ching Heng to enter the second round.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

BWF World Championships | Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and Sai Praneeth register wins

Indian CWG stars Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth, all managed to secure a spot in the next round at the ongoing BWF World Championships in China. But in the men’s doubles event, India suffered defeat as Tarun Kona and Saurabh Sharma lost to Hong Kong's Chin Chung and Tang Chun Man.
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