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newsbadmintona month ago

BWF World Championships | Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen enter next round, B Sai Praneeth ousted

It was a smooth start for all the Indian seeds at the BWF World Championship 2022, as most of them managed to progress to the second rounds. Unfortunately, it was curtains for the likes of Malvika Bansod and B Sai Praneeth, who has been in horrendous form for the last few months.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Indonesia Open 2022 | PV Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth ousted in opening round

Indian shuttlers were off to a poor start as PV Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth were ousted from the first rounds of the Indonesia Open, on Tuesday. Sindhu lost to world no.9 He Bing Jiao, while Praneeth lost to Denmark's 36-year-old player Hans Kristian Solberg Vittinghus in straight games.
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featurebadminton4 months ago

Write-off shuttler B Sai Praneeth at your own peril!

B Sai Praneeth is India's leading shuttler and is currently ranked world no.19. After showing a spate of strong performances till 2019, where he won a bronze medal at World Championship, he has been going through a slump in form and has been trying his best to get out of that phase.
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newsbadminton5 months ago

BAI selection trials | B Sai Praneeth out of contention after loss to Kiran George

Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth's woeful form continued, as he failed to top stage 2A in the BAI's selection trials for Commonwealth and Asian Games on Sunday. Praneeth, who is ranked 19th in the world, lost 21-23, 21-11, 16-21 to Kiran George, who had won the Odisha Open Super 100 title in January.
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newsbadminton6 months ago

BAI begin selection trials for CWG, Asian Games and Thomas & Uber Cup

The BAI selection trials to pick the teams for the upcoming Thomas & Uber Cup, CWG and Asian Games will kick off at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi on Friday. A total of 120 players will be participating in the five categories as the 6-day long selection will go on till April 20.
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newsbadminton6 months ago

Orleans Masters 2022 | Indian shuttlers start well, all eyes on B Sai Praneeth

Young Indian shuttlers gave a good account of themselves as they made a strong start at the Orleans Masters 2022, with five men's singles players winning their opening round matches. Priyanshu Rajawat, Mithun Manjunath, Chirag Sen, Kiran George and Meiraba Maisnam started with a win each.
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newsbadminton6 months ago

Orleans Masters 2022 | Out of form B Sai Praneeth top seed in men's singles

Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth, ranked world no. 19, will start as the top seed in the men's singles at the Orleans Master 2022, to be held in France from March 29. The Tokyo Olympian has had a bad start to 2022 and is woefully out of form; now he would like to make amends and get a few wins.
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newsbadminton10 months ago

BWF World Championship | B Sai Praneeth ousted in first round, Kidambi Srikanth advances

India shuttler B Sai Praneeth's poor run of form continued at the BWF World Championship 2021, as he lost his opening encounter to Mark Caljouw from the Netherlands despite winning the opening game. The 2019 bronze medal winner suffered a 17-21, 21-7, 21-18 loss against the world no.28.
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newsbadmintona year ago

2021 Denmark Open | PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth progress to second round with easy wins

India’s ace shuttler PV Sindhu made a stunning return to the international circuit by winning her opening round match at the 2021 Denmark Open with an easy win over Turkey’s Neslihan Yigit 21-12, 21-10. Meanwhile, Kidambi Srikanth defeated compatriot B Sai Praneeth to progress to the second round.
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newsbadmintona year ago

Thomas and Uber Cup 2021: India's campaign ends after men's team lose to Denmark in quarters

Team India's campaign ended at the Thomas and Uber Cup in Denmark, after the hosts beat the men's team in the quarter-final 1-3. It all started with former world no.1 Kidambi Srikanth losing his match against Viktor Axelsen comfortably. Only the pair of Satwiksairaj and Chirag managed a win.
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