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Odisha Open 2022 | Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap to enter competition as top seeds

At the first Odisha Open 2022 badminton event, which begins on Tuesday, Olympic bronze medalist Saina Nehwal and her husband Parupalli Kashyap will be the top seeds in the women's and men's singles, respectively. The competition will be held in the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Cuttack.
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newsbadminton8 days ago

Syed Modi International | Lakshya Sen to skip tournament, PV Sindhu to participate

Despite the departure of numerous prominent players, the Syed Modi International 2022, the second tournament of the BWF badminton calendar's Indian leg, is set to take place. Lakshya Sen, will be absent from competition, which begins on January 18 at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium in Lucknow.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Saina Nehwal set to miss World Championship owing to injuries

Former world no.1 shuttler Saina Nehwal will miss the World Championship for the first time in her career, due to a spate of injuries. The two-time medalist from the prestigious tournament is currently recovering from a groin pull and knee injury, which has kept her away from the court.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

French Open 2021 | Kidambi Srikanth loses to Kento Momota again, Saina Nehwal injured

It was yet another heartbreak for India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth, as he lost his opening round match to world no.1 Kento Momota 18-21, 22-20, 19-21. Even though this was his 11th straight defeat against the Japanese shuttler, but Srikanth displayed signs of improving form in the match.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

PV Sindhu's loss at Denmark Open not a cause of worry, says Aparna Popat

Even though PV Sindhu lost her quarter-final match against South Korea's An Se-Young 21-12, 21-11 at the Denmark Open, former India international Aparna Popat feels that the Indian will come back stronger in tournaments to come. Popat also said that Sindhu is difficult to beat when on song.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

2021 Denmark Open | Saina Nehwal eliminated in opening round, Lakshya Sen scripts comfortable win

Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal was eliminated in the opening round of the 2021 Denmark Open by Japan’s Aya Ohori after losing straight sets. On the other hand, Lakshya Sen progressed to the second round with an inspiring 21-9, 21-7 win over compatriot Sourabh Verma in the men’s singles event.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Standard set by Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu is impossible to match for next generation, claims Prakash Padukone

Former All England champion Prakash Padukone has stated that the standard set by PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal is quite difficult to match for the next generation players. Even though some of the current players are technically on par with them, Prakash feels that they lag behind in physicality.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Thomas and Uber Cup 2021 | Women thrash Scotland 4-1, men's team rout Tahiti 5-0 to enter quarter-finals

In an outstanding display of skills, the young Indian women's badminton team beat Scotland 4-1, to progress into the playoffs, at the Uber Cup on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Indian men's team also thrashed Tahiti 5-0 without dropping a game, to enter the last-eight stags of the Thomas Cup.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Thomas and Uber Cup | Saina Nehwal suffers groin injury, extent of injury unknown

Former world no.1 Saina Nehwal has suffered a groin injury while participating in the Uber Cup in Denmark while playing against Spain's Clara Azurmendi on Sunday, October 10. The 31-year-old Hyderabadi was making a comeback on the court after a gap of seven months and could only last one game.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Thomas and Uber Cup: After Saina Nehwal's Injury, India win 3-2 against Spain

In a shaky start to the Uber Cup tie, Team India won 3-2 against a resilient Spanish side on Sunday, in Aarhus, Denmark. Seasoned shuttler Saina Nehwal picked up an injury in the first match, which resulted in an early blow for India, but the youngsters won tie for India in the upcoming matches.
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