As the nation basks in the glory of PV Sindhu’s recent bronze win in the Badminton World Championship, another badminton champion from India, Saina Nehwal chose to take a path less travelled. Saina, the London Olympic bronze medallist, has decided to move to Bangalore to train with former India coach Vimal Kumar, just two weeks
PV Sindhu had been the comeback kid at the world badminton championships. But after shocking the world #2 in the quarter-finals and the world #6 in the previous round a victory in the semifinals was a bridge too far. 11th seed PV Sindhu’s dream run ended as she lost the semi-final against 9th seed Carolina
The last time, Sindhu won a World Cup Medal, a singles medal had come after a break of 30 year (Prakash Padukone won a bronze in 1983). A year later Pusarla Venkata Sindhu has made winning medals at the World Badminton Championships a nice little habit. Today she overcome the World #2 from China ,
India’s brightest Badminton star Saina Nehwal came back from a game down and emerged victorious 14-21, 21-18, 21-12 against her Japanese rival Sayaka Takahashi on Thursday. With this emphatic win, she has made her way to the quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark in the women’s singles category. The 2012 Olympic bronze
Top Indian women’s doubles pair Ashwini Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta lost in the second round of the ongoing Badminton World Championships held in Copenhagen. They were defeated by the fifth-seeded Chinese pair Qing Tian and Yunlei Zhao in straight games. The Indian duo lost to the World No. 7 pair 16-21, 8-21 in just 31
Saina Nehwal pulled out of the Commonwealth Games due to injury concerns.
An Olympic Medal at last It happened a bit too fast. Saina Nehwal had just started imposing herself in the bronze medal match by engaging her opponent in long rallies. Before you could completely sense it, her opponent had to pull out due to a knee injury.