newsbadminton7 days ago

PBL 2019 | Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, K Srikanth clinch maximum price at PBL auction

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, and HS Prannoy fetched the maximum auction price of Rs. 80 lakhs at the PBL 2018 auction which was held on Monday. World champion - Carolina Marin was picked up by newest entrants Pune Aces while Viktor Axelsen went to Ahmedabad Smash Masters.
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newsbadminton8 days ago

My parents’ support has made me what I am today says PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu has stated that since her parents were sportspersons too they totally supported her when she chose badminton as a career which ultimately led her to success. In recent years, Sindhu has excelled in many top International events like the recent Asian games where she won a silver medal.
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newsbadminton9 days ago

Indians out of contention in Chinese Taipei Open as Ajay Jayaram loses the quarter-finals

India's campaign at the Chinese Taipei Open came to an end at the quarter final stage as Ajay Jayaram was beaten by Malaysian Lee Zii Jia in straight games of 16-21, 9-21. With the Denmark Open and French Open scheduled for later this month, many top shuttlers had decided to skip the event.
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newsbadminton24 days ago

China Open | Indians out of tournament as Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu lose in quarters

India's only remaining shuttlers, Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu, lost their respective quarter-final matches in the ongoing China Open with India ending the Super 1000 tournament on a bitter note. While Srikanth was defeated by Japan's Kento Momota by straight games, Sindhu lost to Chen Yufei.
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newsbadminton25 days ago

China Open | Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu qualify for quarter-finals

Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu have won their respective singles matches in the ongoing China Open badminton tournament and advanced to the quarter-final round. Meanwhile, in men's doubles and mixed doubles category, India lost all their matches in the second round of the tournament.
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reportbadmintona month 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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newsbadmintona month ago

Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth handed easy draw at China Open

PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth have been handed a kind draw at the China Open that will start from tomorrow, September 18, in Changzhou. The duo has been playing continuous badminton for a while now and appeared to be fatigued in their early round loses in the Japan Open last week.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Japan Open | Kidambi Srikanth lone survivor as Indian challenge falters

India’s fight at the Japan Open took a big hit today as every player, barring Kidambi Srikanth, failed to make it past the second round of the Tour 750 event. While Srikanth defeated Wing Ki Vincent of Hong Kong, PV Sindhu suffered a surprising straight games loss to China’s Fangjie Gao.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Japan Open | PV Sindhu aims to break finals jinx in Tokyo

After yet another finals loss in the Asian Games, PV Sindhu is hoping to end a trail of finals losses at the Japan Open that will begin tomorrow. While Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy are looking to make up for the Jakarta fiasco, Saina Nehwal and Sai Praneeth won't be a part of the Tour 750 event.
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newsbadmintona month ago

We are making badminton more accessible to people, says Ian Wright

The development director with Badminton World Federation (BWF) Ian Wright, who is currently in India now, has mentioned that they are trying to make the sport more accessible to the people here than before. He also referred to the successful Indian shuttlers as 'positive role models' of the game.
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