featurebadminton25 days ago

Kidambi Srikanth's recent success argues well for Indian dominance in World Badminton

India's Twitter trends received an almighty stir when the news of Kidambi Srikanth, winning his second successive Superseries title broke out. But by then, the new Australian Open champion had well and truly created a niche for himself as the new poster boy of Indian badminton.
Bastab K Parida
reportbadmintona month ago

Australian Open 2017 | Saina and Sindhu crash out in the quarterfinals

Saina Nehwal bowed out of the Australian Super Series tournament today after losing her quarterfinal match to China's Sun Yu by 21-17, 10-21, 21-17. PV Sindhu, too, like her compatriot crashed out of the tournament after facing a 21-10, 20-22, 16-21 defeat at the hands of World No 1 Tai Tzu Ying.
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Australia Super Series 2017 | Kidambi Srikanth to face Sai Praneeth in the Quarter-finals

B Sai Praneeth and Kidambi Srikanth have won their respective second-round matches of the Australian Open to book a quarter-final date with each other. In the Women's singles, Sania Mirza and PV Sindhu, too, secured passage into the round of eight after registering victories in Sydney.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Australia Super Series 2017 | Saina and Sindhu progress to the second round

Saina Nehwal defeated Sung Ji Hyun in straight games of 21-10 21-16 while PV Sindhu overcame Sayaka Sato 21-17, 14-21, 21-18 in the first round. In the men's single, Srikanth Kidambi thrashed Taipei Kan Chao Yu 21-13, 21-16 while Sai Praneeth clinched a win against Tommy Sugiarto.
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Indonesia Open 2017 | HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth enter quarterfinals; Saina, Sindhu crash out

Indian shuttlers HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth have brushed aside their opponents to enter the quarter-finals of the Indonesia Super Series Premier. On the other hand, in the women’s singles, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu lost their pre-quarter final game to bow out of the tournament.
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Indonesia Open 2017 | Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu enter second round

Saina Nehwal has brushed aside Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon 17-21 21-18 21-12 in a thrilling opening encounter to enter the second round at the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier on Tuesday. PV Sindhu also secured a 21-12 21-19 win over World No. 20 Pornpawee Chochuwong in her first round game.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Sudirman Cup| India knocked out of quarter-final by China 0-3

India’s campaign at the Sudirman Cup ended after the first three matches itself as China took an unassailable 3-0 lead on Friday.As a result, PV Sindhu’s women’s singles match against He Bingjao and Ashwini Ponappa-N. Sikki Reddy’s women’s doubles against Bao Tixin-Tang Jinhua now stand canceled.
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reportbadminton2 months ago

Sudirman Cup | PV Sindhu, Ashwini Ponappa guide India to a 4-1 win over Indonesia

PV Sindhu and Ashwini Ponappa put up a dominating show against former champions Indonesia to secure a 4-1 win and stay in the hunt for a knockout berth in the Sudirman Cup mixed team badminton championship. India had suffered a 1-4 defeat at the hands of Denmark on the first day.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Saina Nehwal to spearhead India's prospect at Thailand Open, PV Sindhu rested

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) announced the Indian team for the Thailand Open, Indonesia Open, and the Australian Open on Thursday. Saina Nehwal will represent India in all the three tournaments while PV Sindhu has been rested for the Thailand Open and will play in the other two events.
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reportbadminton3 months ago

Badminton Asia Championships| PV Sindhu beats Aya Ohori to enter the quarter-finals

PV Sindhu dished out a superb performance to record a 21-14, 21-15 win over unseeded Japanese Aya Ohori in a 40-minute match to enter the quarter-finals of the tournament. However, in the men's singles, Ajay Jayaram crashed out of the tournament after losing to Hsu Jen Hao 19-21, 10-21.
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