newsbadminton5 days ago

Japan Open | Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy march into quarters; PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal bow out

India had a mixed day at the Japan Open as HS Prannoy beat Hsu Jen Hao and Kidambi Srikanth managed to book a place in the next round as he beat HU Yun. Meanwhile, PV Sindhu suffered a loss against Nozomi Okuhara 21-18, 21-8 and Saina Nehwal failed to overcome Carolina Marin’s challenge.
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newsbadminton16 days ago

Saina, Sindhu and Srikanth to take part in National Championship

BAI President Himanta Sarma has confirmed that senior Indian shuttlers including Saina Nehwal, P V Sindhu, and Kidambi Srikanth would take part in the National Championship in November. Sarma also awarded cheques to Sindhu and Saina for their performance at the Glasgow World Championships.
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newsbadminton18 days ago

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth pull out of Korea Open Superseries

Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth have pulled out of the Korea Open Superseries that begins on September 12. While Srikanth is suffering from a minor niggle, Saina is recovering from a thigh strain that she sustained in the World Championship semi-final in Glasgow.
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newsbadminton20 days ago

Ashwini Ponnappa : It's not easy being a doubles player in the country

Ashwini Ponnappa has said that young Indian players tend to focus more on the Singles event which results in the lack of quality Doubles players in major tournaments. Ponnappa, who is currently paired up with Sikki Reddy, added that lack of experience converts into failures against Doubles' experts.
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newsbadminton21 days ago

If Saina manages her work load, she can deliver a lot under Gopichand, says Vimal Kumar

Saina Nehwal’s former coach Vimal Kumar has stressed that Saina needs to focus more on her workload management to achieve more success under Pullela Gopichand’s tutelage. Kumar, who worked with Saina for three years, also added that he respects Saina’s decision and wished her well for her future.
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newsbadminton22 days ago

Saina Nehwal reunites with Pullela Gopichand after three years

Saina Nehwal has announced her decision of working with Pullela Gopichand again through a message on social media where she informed about changing her training base to Hyderabad. She thanked Gopichand for agreeing to help her again and also appreciated Vimal Kumar’s contribution in her success.
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newsbadmintona month ago

PV Sindhu believes India has immense talent to produce a second Sindhu soon

Just three days after winning the World Championships silver in Glasgow, PV Sindhu has stated that India has immense talents and the day is not too far when another Sindhu will emerge. She has also stated that her journey has just begun and she will try to earn more laurels for the country.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Pullela Gopichand : India is fortunate that we have players like Sindhu and Saina

Pullela Gopichand has praised PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal for winning the silver and bronze medals respectively at the World Badminton Championships adding that India is fortunate to have players like them. Also, Sindhu admitted that she fought hard in the final but it was not her day.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Saina Nehwal praises PV Sindhu’s courageous effort in World Championship final

Saina Nehwal has commended PV Sindhu's courage and effort in the final against Nozomi Okuhara and she commented that she felt completely drained by just watching her game. Okuhara broke Indians hearts as she edged past Sindhu in a classic three-game encounter to clinch the gold medal yesterday.
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reportbadmintona month ago

World Badminton Championship | Nozomi Okuhara steamrolls Saina Nehwal to enter final

Rio Olympics Bronze medalist Nozomi Okuhara edged past Saina Nehwal 12-21, 21-17, 21-10 in a classic three-game encounter to reach the final of the Badminton World Championship. Nehwal dominated the first game but the Japanese scripted a remarkable comeback to win the next two games in 73 minutes.
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