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Malaysia Masters | Saina Nehwal qualifies for semi-finals as Kidambi Srikanth gets eliminated in quarter-final

Saina Nehwal has made it to the semi-finals of the ongoing Malaysia Masters badminton tournament after defeating Nozomi Okuhara in straight games in the quarter-final battle. On the other hand, Kidambi Srikanth lost to Son Wan Ho of South Korea to get knocked out from the tournament.
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newsbadmintona day ago

Malaysia Masters | Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal advance to quarter-finals

Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal made it to the quarter-finals in the men’s and women’s singles events of the ongoing Malaysia Masters badminton tournament. The Indian women’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponappa and Sikki Reddy, however, were knocked out in the second round. 
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newsbadminton2 days ago

Malaysia Masters | Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap make it to Round 2

Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal, and Parupalli Kashyap have managed to win their respective first round games in the singles category of the ongoing 2019 Malaysia Masters. The women’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponappa and Sikki Reddy has also qualified for the second round.
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newsbadminton6 days ago

Aiming to go with biggest ever badminton contingent at Olympics 2020, reveals Pullela Gopichand

National Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand has stated that he aims to take India’s biggest ever badminton contingent for the next Olympics scheduled to be held in Tokyo next year. Gopichand has nurtured many of India’s current badminton superstars including PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, and K Srikanth.
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newsbadminton22 days ago

Carolina Marin, PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal welcome new BWF rule

PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal have welcomed new BWF rule that makes it mandatory for the top 15 men's and women's shuttlers to play a minimum of 12 tournaments in a year. Meanwhile, Carolina Marin declared that it was not fair to force players to play so many tournaments in a calendar year.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

PBL 2018 | Saina Nehwal believes PBL has helped a lot of shuttlers improve their standard

Saina Nehwal has asserted that the Premier Badminton League (PBL) has helped a lot of shuttlers and the tournament is getting wider day by day in the country. She has also underlined the fact that the noise created by the spectators present at a venue can have both negative and positive impact.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Saina Nehwal blames packed schedule for roller-coaster 2018

Saina Nehwal, who bagged two golds in Gold Coast CWG and a bronze in the Asiad in Jakarta, claimed that she could have done better this season had she not been on a packed schedule this year. Nehwal added that she was extremely proud of her medals in the two inter continentals she played in.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

PBL 2018 | Carolina Marin to face-off against PV Sindhu in season opener

Top shuttlers, Carolina Marin and PV Sindhu, are scheduled to go up against each other in the season opener of this year’s Pro Badminton League in Mumbai on December 22. Left-handed Marin will represent new franchise Pune Aces while Sindhu will turn out for the Hyderabad Hunters side.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Saina Nehwal on PBL: It is always good to see so many players at one place

Saina Nehwal lavished praise on the Premier Badminton League which has given Indian shuttlers a new platform to show their talent and has also taught a sense of ‘team bonding’ to budding youngsters. Nehwal will be a part of new franchise, North Eastern Warriors, for the 2018-19 season of the PBL.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma progress to semis of Syed Modi International

Saina Nehwal and Sameer Verma secured a spot in the semi-finals of the ongoing Syed Modi International World Tour Super 300 tournament in Lucknow on Friday. Meanwhile, the likes of B Sai Praneeth, Parupalli Kashyap and Sai Uttejitha Rao Chukka were knocked out of the competition.
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