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newsbadminton4 months ago

BWF French Open | PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal bow out, doubles duo enters semis

Ace Indian women shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal bowed out of the ongoing French Open badminton tournament after losing their respective quarter-final matches on Friday. Meanwhile, India’s top-ranked doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty entered the semi-finals.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Sai Praneeth gets to career-best BWF ranking

Indian badminton player B Sai Praneeth has reached the 11th spot on the recently-released BWF World Rankings as he jumped one place up on the list. On the other hand, star Indian female shuttler PV Sindhu continued at the sixth place on the rankings which were released on Tuesday.
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featurebadminton6 months ago

Should unbridled rage be PV Sindhu's only way forward

A maddening frown on her face as she walked across the court, accompanied with occasional, raving yells and almost no eye-contact with her opponent, who has always cut across a pleasant figure both on and off the court. That was PV Sindhu at the St. Jakobshalle on Sunday, before she won.
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newsbadminton6 months ago

BWF World Championships | Pullela Gopichand lauds the manner of PV Sindhu’s victory

Long-time coach of PV Sindhu, who has been beside her in all the major finals that she has reached, Pullela Gopichand was all praise for the absolute dominance that the shuttler showed in the final on Sunday. He also revealed that the Olympics would be tough for Indian badminton this time.
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newsbadminton6 months ago

BWF World Championships | PV Sindhu advances to final, B Sai Praneeth ousted

India’s contenders at the BWF World Championships was slashed to half as PV Sindhu defeated Chinese top seed Chen Yufei in straight games, while B Sai Praneeth was downed by Kento Momota in the semi-final. Praneeth would get the bronze medal for the first time since 1983 at the World Championships.
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newsbadminton7 months ago

Thailand Open | PV Sindhu decides to give tournament a miss

Keeping an eye on the World Championship, which has been scheduled later in August, India’s star shuttler has decided not to play in the Thailand Open, which is a 500 event. Apart from Sindhu, her arch-nemesis Nozomi Okuhara has also informed that she would follow suit by giving it a miss.
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featurebadminton7 months ago

PV Sindhu in need of a purging journey before she becomes legend

What makes the love for a sport eternal is the exact thing that had made it exceptionally ruthless, to begin with. And it is the same element that has turned mere mortals into demigods throughout the ages.
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newsbadminton10 months ago

Tai Tzu Ying to hang up boots after 2020 Tokyo Olympics

World Number one Taiwanese shuttler Tai Tzu Ying has announced that she would be retiring from the sport altogether after Tokyo Olympics next year regardless of her winning a medal or not. The 24-year-old has won gold medals in the 2018 Asian Games and the 2017 and 2018 Asian championships.
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newsbadmintona year ago

BWF World Tour | PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma rewarded by BAI for their performances

Badminton Association of India has announced a cash reward of 10 lakh rupees for PV Sindhu and 3 lakh rupees for Sameer Verma for their performances at the recently concluded Badminton World Federation World Tour Finals. Sindhu became the first women’s single player from India to win the title.
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newsbadmintona year ago

BWF World Tour Finals | PV Sindhu beats Tai Tzu Ying, Sameer Verma outplays Tommy Sugiarto

PV SIndhu defeated Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan in a 61-minute encounter which was decided in three sets at the ongoing BWF World Tour Finals. In the men’s singles category, Sameer Verma got the better of opponent Tommy Sugiarto of Indonesia in his second one after losing his first match.
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