newsbadminton3 days ago

PV Sindhu looks forward to the Asian badminton Championships

PV Sindhu has insisted that she isn’t perturbed by the losses at the Malaysia and Singapore Opens claiming that she is focused only on doing her best. Sindhu achieved a career-high ranking of No. 2 by winning the India Open but has since dropped three places after early exits in successive events.
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newsbadminton13 days ago

Saina skips Singapore Superseries for Asia Championships preparation

Saina Nehwal withdrew from this week's Singapore Superseries to focus and prepare for the Asia Championships to be held in Wuhan in China between April 25 and 30. She made a strong comeback this January by winning the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold after a career-threatening knee injury.
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newsbadminton17 days ago

PV Sindhu rises to career-high 2nd rank

PV Sindhu has reached her best ever ranking of 2 in the latest rankings released by the Badminton World Federation today. The 21-year-old India Open champion leapfrogged Sung Ji-Hyun, Akane Yamaguchi, and Carolina Marin to land one place behind Tai Tzu Ying, who tops the rankings chart.
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reportbadminton18 days ago

Ajay Jayaram lone survivor in Malaysia Open after PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal exit in first round

India's hopes at the Malaysia Open suffered a big blow as both PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal lost their opening round matches to exit the $600,000 tournament. On a day that was not kind to Indian shuttlers, Ajay Jayaram was the only Indian to book a place in the second round of the Superseries event.
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newsbadminton19 days ago

Malaysia Open 2017 | Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu in opposite half of draw

India Open champion PV Sindhu has been handed a difficult draw in the Malaysia Open as she finds herself on the same side as top seed Tai Tzu-Ying, Sung Ji-Hyun, and Sun Yu. Saina Nehwal, on the other hand, has an easier path after the first round clash against fourth seed Akane Yamaguchi.
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reportbadminton23 days ago

India Open | PV Sindhu beats Saina Nehwal in first ever Superseries clash

In in the most anticipated match of the India Open, PV Sindhu emerged victorious over Saina Nehwal 21-16, 22-20 in the first Superseries meeting between the top 2 Indian players. It was a game that lived up to the billing as none gave an inch to the other, but finally Sindhu managed to romp home.
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newsbadminton23 days ago

India Open Roundup | Saina and Sindhu set up dream quarterfinal clash; Sameer Verma advances

PV Sindhu was given a run for her money by Japanese world No 87 Saena Kawakami before setting up a dream match against Saina Nehwal in the quarterfinals of the India Open Superseries in New Delhi. On a day when Indian shuttlers struggled, Sameer Verma managed to book a place in the last 8.
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reportbadminton25 days ago

India Open Round-up | Sameer Verma shocks fourth seed; Saina, Sindhu register easy wins

Sameer Verma provided the first major upset at the India Open beating 4th seed Son Wan Ho in straight sets on Day 1 of the India Open. Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu, too, booked a place in the next round with comfortable wins to keep the hopes of a dream quarter-final between the duo alive in Delhi.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Saina NehwaI: I fear getting injured again

Saina Nehwal has said that she still fears getting injured after recovering from a career-threatening knee injury just before the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 27-year-old also voiced her excitement of returning to play in Delhi - the venue where she won the commonwealth medal and 2015 India Open.
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newsbadmintona month ago

India Open badminton | Nehwal and Sindhu handed easy draw

Indian fans might finally be able to see Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu play against each other in a Superseries event and it might just happen at home in the India Open that kicks off on Tuesday. They have been handed an easy draw and could possibly set up a face-off in the quarterfinals.
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