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newsbadminton4 months ago

Korea Open 2022 | Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu enter semis with ease

With victories in their respective men's and women's singles matches at the Korea Open 2022 on Friday, PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth progressed to the semi-finals. Sindhu defeated Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan 21-10, 21-16 while Srikanth beat South Korea's Son Wan Ho 21-12, 18-21, 21-12.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Korea Open 2022 | PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth register comfortable win in first round

Former world champion PV Sindhu started with a win to sail to the second round of the women's singles even with a win over Lauren Lam of the USA, at the Korea Open 2022, on Wednesday. World no.7 Sindhu beat her opponent, world no.70 Lam 21-15, 21-14, in just 34 minutes, in a lop-sided match.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Korea Open 2022 | Lakshya Sen and Malvika Bansod in second round, HS Prannoy exits in first round

It was a mixed day for the Indian shuttlers at the Korea Open 2022, as Lakshya Sen and Malvika Bansod won their respective matches, while HS Prannoy lost his opening match. In fact, the two wins that came India's way were hard-fought battles that went to the third and final game.
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newsbadminton3 years ago

Korea Open | India’s challenge ends as Parupalli Kashyap loses to Kento Momota

India’s inspiring run at the BWF Korea Open finally came to an end as veteran Parupalli Kashyap lost to World No.1 Kento Momota in straight sets. After all the other shuttlers had been sent home packing very early on in the tournament, Kashyap was the sole Indian standing and looked quite in form.
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newsbadminton3 years ago

Will win better medals at Tokyo Olympics, says Pullela Gopichand

National Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand is confident that Indian shuttlers will put up a good show at the Tokyo Olympics, bettering their performance from the previous editions. Gopichand has advised the children to work towards their goal and not completely forget our own age-old culture.
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newsbadminton3 years ago

Korea Open | Parupalli Kashyap triumphs over Jan O Jorgensen to reach semis

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap has advanced to the semi-finals of the Korea Open in Incheon on Friday after defeating Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark in straight games. The first game was neck-to-neck with the Dane squandering two game points to lose but Kashyap won the second game convincingly.
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newsbadminton3 years ago

Korea Open | Parupalli Kashyap defeats Daren Liew, reaches quarterfinal

Veteran India shuttler Parupalli Kashyap continued his winning run in the Korea Open BWF Super-500 Tournament in Incheon when he got the better of Malaysia’s Daren Liew 21-17, 11-21, 21-12 in the pre-quarterfinals. There were upsets in other matches as Viktor Axelsen and Anders Antonsen were ousted.
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newsbadminton3 years ago

No movement on PV Sindhu’s new coach yet, says Pullela Gopichand

India's badminton chief coach Pullela Gopichand has denied reports claiming Park Tae Sang is in line to take up the women’s singles coaching job saying that there has been no movement on that front. PV Sindhu was knocked out early from the China Open and the Korea Open in two weeks successively.
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newsbadminton3 years ago

Kidambi Srikanth withdraws from China Open and Korea Open

Kidambi Srikanth has retracted his participation from the upcoming BWF events China Open and Korea Open citing a knee injury as the reason for the same. The former world number one has often suffered from bouts of injuries which have kept him from fulfilling his potential in the international arena.
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newsbadminton4 years ago

Korea Open | India’s campaign comes to an end as Saina Nehwal loses to Nozomi Okuhara

Saina Nehwal, the lone Indian to reach the quarters of the ongoing Korea Open, lost her match to Japanese star Nozomi Okuhara in three games of 21-15, 15-21, 20-22 in almost an hour. This is the third major event in row where India have failed to have a representative in the semi finals.
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