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newsbadmintona year ago

BWF India Open | Saina Nehwal pulls out failing to recover from intestinal problem

India’s title contender for the India Open from the women’s singles category was reduced to just one after Saina Nehwal revealed that she had to pull out of India Open owing to acute gastroenteritis. The 29-year-old Olympic bronze medalist had previously won the title four years back in 2015.
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newsbadmintona year ago

Round-up | Sai Praneeth enters Swiss Open final after beating Chen Long; Lakshya Sen bows out in China

Sai Praneeth registered a straight games 21-18, 21-13 win against China’s Long Chen in the semi-final of the ongoing Swiss Open to book a spot in the final on Sunday. Meanwhile, Lakshya Sen bowed out of the China Masters with a 21-9, 12-21, 21-17 loss to Chinese shuttler - Weng Hongyang.
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newsbadmintona year ago

Sai Praneeth and Lakshya Sen reach semis in Swiss Open and China Masters respectively

Sai Praneeth defeated France’s Lucas Corvee by a scoreline of 21-13, 21-11, in a match that lasted just 35 minutes, to book a spot in the semifinals of the ongoing Swiss Open. Meanwhile, Lakshya Sen registered a 16-21, 21-15, 21-19 win to set up a final four match against China’s Weng Hongyang.
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newsbadmintona year ago

Indian Badminton | Lakshya Sen, Shubhankar Dey and Riya Mookerjee book quarter-final spot

Lakshya Sen, ranked 104, won 21-14, 21-15 in a 46-minute tie against South Korea’s over Ha Young-Woong in the China Masters to seal a spot in the last eight of the tournament. Meanwhile, in the Swiss Open, Subhankar Dey and Riya Mookerjee also advanced to men's and women's singles quarters.
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newsbadmintona year ago

Swiss Open | B Sai Praneeth to clash with Sameer Verma in all Indian pre-quarters

Sameer Verma overcame the challenge of Ajay Jayram in straight games, while B Sai Praneeth got walkover by an injured England’s Rajiv Oushep to set up a pre-quarter final. The men’s doubles duo of Pranav Jerry Chopra and Chirag Shetty advanced to the next round by beating Astrup and Rasmussen.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

Sameer Verma wins Swiss Open title after defeating Jan O Jorgensen

Sameer Verma performed brilliantly against Jan O Jorgensen on Sunday, winning the game 21-15, 21-13 in straight sets, to clinch men’s singles title at the Swiss Open Super 300 tournament. Verma delivered a controlled and persistent performance that saw him fighting back on both occasions.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

Swiss Open: Sameer Verma beats Kento Momata to reach semis as Gurusaidutt crashes out

Indian shuttler Sameer Verma kept India's hopes alive at the Swiss Open 2018 as he progressed into the semi-finals of the tournament with a stunning victory over Kento Momata. Gurusaidutt, however, was eliminated by Thailand's Kantaphon Wangcharoen, who will face Verma in the semis on Saturday.
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newsbadminton3 years ago

HS Prannoy bows out of the Swiss Open

HS Prannoy was far from his best as he bowed out of the Swiss Open to China's Shi Yuqi at the quarter-final yesterday. Prannoy’s loss combined with the exit of the mixed doubles pairing of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N. Sikki Reddy means that the Indian campaign in Switzerland has come to an end.
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newsbadminton3 years ago

HS Prannoy through to Swiss Open quarters

HS Prannoy continued the defense of his Swiss Open title by edging out China’s Qiao Bin in an exhilarating contest that went the distance. Prannoy showed nerves of steel to come back from a game down to win and seal a place in the quarter-finals of the Super Series tournament in the Swiss capital.
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newsbadminton4 years ago

BAI to reward H S Prannoy with Rs 5 lakh award for Swiss Open win

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) has announced a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh for H S Prannoy after his stunning win at the Swiss Open. The 23-year-old defeated Marc Zwiebler 21-18, 21-15 in the final on Sunday to win the tournament and keep his hopes of qualifying for the Rio Olympics alive.
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