featurebadmintona day ago

India Open | PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth India's biggest hopes in star-less tournament

With Saina Nehwal pulling out of the India Open, India’s title chances have highly narrowed down to two shuttlers - PV Sindhu and Kidmabi Srinkanth. Leaving aside the potential that the duo pack, their draws also make them increasingly favourable to reach the semis before any real challenge sets in.
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newsbadminton6 days ago

BWF India Open | Saina Nehwal pulls out failing to recover from intestinal problem

India’s title contender for the India Open from the women’s singles category was reduced to just one after Saina Nehwal revealed that she had to pull out of India Open owing to acute gastroenteritis. The 29-year-old Olympic bronze medalist had previously won the title four years back in 2015.
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newsbadminton11 days ago

India Open | PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal seeded second and fifth respectively

PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal have been seeded second and fifth respectively in the upcoming India Open. India also has a strong presence in the men’s section with as many as six shuttlers among whom Kidambi Srikanth has secured the top seed of number three followed by Sameer Varma at fifth.
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newsbadminton13 days ago

Saina Nehwal to miss Swiss Open after being diagnosed with intestinal infection

Saina Nehwal has revealed on social media that she has been diagnosed with acute Gastroenteritis and mild Pancreatitis. The shuttler returned to India after the All England Badminton Championship, giving a miss to the Swiss Open in Basel after doctors advised her to get admitted in the hospital.
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newsbadminton20 days ago

All England Badminton Championship | Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, B Sai Praneeth qualify for Round 2; PV Sindhu bows out

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth have won their respective matches on the opening day of the All England Open Badminton Championship to qualify for the second round of the tournament. PV Sindhu’s defeat against Korea’s Sung Ji Hyun was the major setback for India on Day 1.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Having Saina and Sindhu in the top 10 says a lot about India’s strength, feels Morten Frost

Denmark badminton legend Morten Frost has remarked that Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu being in the top 10 of women’s singles says a lot of India’s strength. He has also mentioned that Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap greatly influenced the flourishing of the sport throughout the nation.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Senior Badminton Nationals | Sourabh Verma, Saina Nehwal win singles titles

Saina Nehwal defended her Senior Nationals title by defeating world No. 6 PV Sindhu in straight games in Guwahati in the women’s singles category. In the men’s singles event, Sourabh Verma got the better of young Lakshya Sen in a one-sided match in the 83rd edition of the tournament.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Senior National Championship | PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal to take on each other in women's singles finals

PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal won their respective semi-finals in contrasting fashion to set up a mouth-watering women's singles finals clash at the 83rd Senior National Championship on Saturday. Two-time former champion Sourabh Verma has also sealed his spot in the men's singles final.
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newsbadmintona month ago

All England Championship | Indian star shuttlers get tough draw to start with

The Indian badminton players have been given a tricky draw in the upcoming All England Championship 2019 that is scheduled to begin from March 6. India's badminton contingent will aim to break the 18-year-old title jinx in the World Tour Super 1000 tournament in Birmingham next month.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

National Badminton Championship | PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal face-off on the cards

The National Badminton Championship is scheduled to take place in Guwahati and the fans anticipate a PV Sindhu against Saina Nehwal clash at some stage. Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy are uncertain due to injury concerns which means that Sameer Verma and Parupalli Kashyap could start as favourites.
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