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newsbadminton4 years ago

Singapore Open | Sai Praneeth crashes out as Subhankar Dey and Ruthivka advance

Defending champion B Sai Praneeth crashed out in the first round of the Singapore Open as he suffered a narrow 21-16, 16-21, 18-21 defeat against Japan’s Yu Igarashi today. Meanwhile, Subhankar Dey and Ruthvika along with the pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy advanced into round two.
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newsbadminton5 years ago

Vietnam Open 2017 | Lakshya Sen, Ruthvika Shivani march into quarterfinals

India had a mixed day in the Vietnam Open with Ruthvika Shivani and Lakshya Sen booking their places in the quarterfinals, while Pardeshi Shreyanshi and Vrushali Gummadi were eliminated in the pre-quarters. The Men's doubles pair of Arjun MR and Ramchandran Shlok also advanced in Ho Chi Minh City.
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newsbadminton6 years ago

PBL 2017 | Bengaluru Blasters: - Fixtures, Schedule, Players List

Bengaluru Top Guns, last year's bottom-placers, return to the league this year under a new name - Bengaluru Blasters- and more importantly, have ramped up their outfit to evolve as a strong title contender. The Blasters have also roped in Olympic bronze medalist Viktor Axelsen to their squad.
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newsbadminton6 years ago

PV Sindhu drops out of top-10 in world rankings

Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu has dropped out of the women’s world singles top-10 following her second round exit in the French Open last week. However, former world No 1 Saina Nehwal, who is expected to return from injury at this month’s China Open, remains at 6.
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newsbadminton6 years ago

Ruthvika, Reddy- Chopra rule at Russian Grand Prix badminton

India’s Ruthvika Shivani Gadde bagged the women’s singles crown while N Sikki Reddy and Pranaav Chopra clinched the mixed doubles title at the Russian Open Grand Prix badminton in Vladivostok on Sunday. It turned out to be a heartbreak for Siril Verma in the men’s final.
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reportbadminton7 years ago

Badminton Asia Team C’ships: Indian women’s team suffer heavy defeat to Japan

Indian women’s team, who routed Singapore 5-0 in their first match yesterday, suffered a heavy defeat on Thursday losing 0-5 to Japan in the Badminton Asia Team Championships at the Gachibowli Stadium in Hyderabad. With the loss, India will go into the quarter-final as the second placed team from Group WD.
Arun S Kaimal
reportbadminton7 years ago

PV Sindhu guides Indian women’s team to quarters

In the absence of World No.2 Saina Nehwal, World No.12 PV Sindhu guided the Indian women’s team to a quarter-final spot in the Badminton Asia Team Championships defeating Singapore 5-0 in their opening group match at Hyderabad on Wednesday. India will next face Japan tomorrow to decide the group winners.
Debarshee Mitra