newsbadminton7 days ago

All England Badminton 2023 | Saina Nehwal withdraws, huge boost for Satwik/Chirag as the Minions also pull out

Just a few hours prior to the start of the All England Badminton Championship 2023, India's Saina Nehwal has withdrawn from the tournament. Apart from that, Marcus Gideon and Kevin Sukamuljo have also pulled out of the tournament, who were to play Satwik/Chirag in men's doubles opening round.
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newsbadminton7 days ago

All England Open Badminton Championships | India's finest performances ever at world's oldest tournament

One event where tradition and quality coexist is the All England Open Badminton Championships, the oldest badminton championship in the world. After the inaugural edition's huge success in Guilford in 1898, it was moved to London's Horticultural Halls in 1899 and is biggest event in BWF calendar.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Saina Nehwal gains two spots in BWF rankings, PV Sindhu loses points

The BWF released its latest rankings on Tuesday, and a lot of Indian stars lost out on some important ranking points this week after a flop show at Indonesia Masters. Lakshya Sen, who made it to the quarters, is the only star to have gained a spot, while the others haven't fared well.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Indonesia Open 2023 | Lakshya Sen and Saina Nehwal progress into next round, Kidambi Srikanth crashes out

Lakshya Sen and Saina Nehwal advanced to the second round of the Indonesia Masters 2023 in Jakarta on Wednesday, but Kidambi Srikanth lost in the opening round. CWG winner Lakshya Sen easily defeated Japanese Kodai Naraoka, who reached the final of the Malaysia Open earlier this week.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

2023 Malaysia Open | Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth make early exit

Indian shuttlers started poorly at the Malaysian Open 2023 as Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth, both suffered first-round exits on Tuesday. Nehwal, who had a poor 2022, went down 12-21, 21-17, 12-21 to Han Yue of China in the USD 1,250,000 Super 1000 tournament, raising eyebrows over her form.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Saina Nehwal to skip 2023 Asian Badminton Championship trials

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) will hold national trials soon to choose the Indian squad for the 2023 Badminton Asian Championship, although veteran Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal will not compete (BAC). A few days earlier, the BAI had opted to call veteran Nehwal for the trials.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Saina Nehwal named for Asian Mixed Team C'ship selection trials

Saina Nehwal, a two-time Commonwealth Games winner, has been nominated for the Asian Mixed Team Championships selection trials, which will take place in Dubai from February 14 to February 19. On December 25, a virtual conference of the senior selection committee was held to finalise the trials.
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newsbadminton5 months ago

French Open 2022 | Saina Nehwal ousted in first round

Saina Nehwal, who won bronze at the London 2012 Olympics, lost a lead and withdrew from the women's singles competition on Tuesday's opening day of the French Open 2022. The doubles winners from CWG 2022, Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, advanced to the second round with ease.
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newsbadminton5 months ago

Denmark Open 2022 | PV Sindhu still missing in action, Lakshya Sen to spearhead Indian challenge

At the Jyske Bank Arena, the 2022 Denmark Open badminton competition will get underway on Tuesday. The men's singles champion Kidambi Srikanth, together with the youthful players Lakshya Sen and Satwik-Chirag, are anticipated to lead India's effort in the men's doubles at the prestigious tournament.
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newsbadminton6 months ago

HS Prannoy retains no.1 spot in Race to Guangzhou, others rise in BWF rankings

After enjoying an incredible few months, HS Prannoy has once more entered the BWF Top 15 rankings. He now holds the No. 1 position in the Race to Guangzhou list of the BWF World Tour Rankings and is ranked as the 15th best player in the world; Kidami Srikanth too gained a spot in latest rankings.
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