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BWF World Championship | HS Prannoy cruises into third round, Ashwini Ponnappa-Sikki Reddy beat world no.14 pair

India's HS Prannoy produced yet another win in the men's singles competition at the BWF World Championship 2021, as he beat Malaysia's Daren Liew on Wednesday. Prannoy won the battle in straight games 21-7, 21-17, in only 42 minutes, to register a win over the world no.36 player.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

2021 Hylo Open | Ashwini Ponappa and N Sikki Reddy duo advance to the second round

India’s Laksya Sen defeated France’s Thomas Rouxel 21-17, 21-14 in the opening round 2021 Hylo Open, in Saarbrucken, Germany on Tuesday. On the other hand, the women’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponappa and N Sikki Reddy also scripted a comfortable victory in their opening match of the meet.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Sudirman Cup 2021 | India bow out after 4-1 win over hosts Finland

India bowed out of the Sudirman Cup after a 4-1 win over Finland in their final Group A match on Wednesday. Kidambi Srikanth finally won his first match of the tournament, as did Malvika Bansod. Unfortunately, the men's doubles pair of MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila lost their match.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Sudirman Cup 2021 | India ousted after 0-5 defeat to China, to play Finland in last group match

Team India have been knocked out of the Sudirman Cup, after they were humiliated 0-5 by China on Monday. The team lost all matches convincingly, with B Sai Praneeth proving to be the biggest disappointment of the day. The doubles team of MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila did put up a brave fight though.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Sudirman Cup 2021 | With top players absent, Indians face stiff test in group stages

After the high of PV Sindhu's bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics, badminton action resumes after a gap of a month, when the best in the world will rub shoulders in the Sudirman Cup, in Finland, commencing on September 26th.
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newsbadminton9 months ago

Indian shuttlers to leave for Malaysia and Singapore via Doha amid travel restrictions

Top shuttlers like Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal might leave for Malaysia and Singapore for their respective tournaments via Doha with no direct flights connecting from India owing to the pandemic situation. The Indian duo are aiming to qualify for the 2021 Tokyo Olympic in the upcoming events.
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newsbadmintona year ago

Badminton camp can be held safely if bio-secure bubble is created, claims former players

Former players have suggested that the national Badminton camp can be held safely if a bio-secure bubble is created for the same. We’ve already seen the idea being successfully implemented in European football leagues as well as in Cricket in the United Kingdom, with the second Test series in play.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

BWF Hong Kong Open | Rankireddy-Ponnappa advance in mixed doubles

India had a mixed day in the ongoing Hong Open as the likes of Swastiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa advanced into the next round, while the pair of N Sikki Reddy and Pranav Jerry Chopra crashed out early on. Wednesday will see Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu taking the court.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

Saina Nehwal suffers another first-round exit at China Open

Saina Nehwal’s lackluster run of form continued as she crashed out in the opening round of the China Open at Fozhou on Wednesday to local favourite Cai Yan Yan in straight games. However, her husband Parupalli Kashyap moved through to the second round after a comfortable 43-minute win.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

Satwik and Chirag enter top 10 rankings after dream run at French Open

India’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty reclaimed a spot in the top 10 of the latest badminton rankings after their dream run at the BWF French Open. Despite their quarter-final exits, PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal maintained their spot at sixth and ninth respectively.
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