newsbadminton8 days ago

It's been a great year for Indian badminton, reckons Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand has expressed his happiness at the performance of the Indian shuttlers and termed Kidambi Srikanth's feat of winning four Super Series titles as "phenomenal". The Indian national coach has also stated that Saina Nehwal needs to be fitter to win match after match in big tournaments.
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reportbadminton19 days ago

BWF Hong Kong Open | PV Sindhu books final berth after win over Ratchanok Intanon

PV Sindhu has advanced to the final of the Hong Kong Open after beating former world champion Ratchanok Intanon in two games of 21-17 in women’s singles semifinal. In the final, she will face Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei and it will be a rematch of the last year's final where the Indian lost.
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reportbadminton20 days ago

BWF Hong Kong Open | PV Sindhu books semifinal berth

PV Sindhu has advanced to the semifinal of the Hong Kong Open after defeating Japanese player Akane Yamaguchi in women’s singles. In the next round, on Saturday, she will face former world champion Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand in a bid to confirm her place in the final of the tournament.
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newsbadmintona month 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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newsbadmintona month 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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newsbadminton3 months ago

We prepared a bit on the attacking side ahead of the Korea Open, says Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand has said that PV Sindhu had worked on her attacking game ahead of the Korea Open which resulted in her career third Superseries title. Sindhu, who beat Nozomi Okuhara in the final, claimed that the World Championship loss was not on her mind when she faced the Japanese yesterday.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

If Saina manages her work load, she can deliver a lot under Gopichand, says Vimal Kumar

Saina Nehwal’s former coach Vimal Kumar has stressed that Saina needs to focus more on her workload management to achieve more success under Pullela Gopichand’s tutelage. Kumar, who worked with Saina for three years, also added that he respects Saina’s decision and wished her well for her future.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Saina Nehwal reunites with Pullela Gopichand after three years

Saina Nehwal has announced her decision of working with Pullela Gopichand again through a message on social media where she informed about changing her training base to Hyderabad. She thanked Gopichand for agreeing to help her again and also appreciated Vimal Kumar’s contribution in her success.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

PV Sindhu believes India has immense talent to produce a second Sindhu soon

Just three days after winning the World Championships silver in Glasgow, PV Sindhu has stated that India has immense talents and the day is not too far when another Sindhu will emerge. She has also stated that her journey has just begun and she will try to earn more laurels for the country.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Pullela Gopichand : India is fortunate that we have players like Sindhu and Saina

Pullela Gopichand has praised PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal for winning the silver and bronze medals respectively at the World Badminton Championships adding that India is fortunate to have players like them. Also, Sindhu admitted that she fought hard in the final but it was not her day.
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