The journey of Indian badminton players at the Thailand Badminton Open ended after a string of losses on the second day of the tournament. The men’s doubles pairing of Alwin Francis and Arun Vishnu was in action first for India. They faced off against the third-seeded team of Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen. The Indian
The first day of the Thailand Open Badminton proved to be a forgettable outing for Indian players as they failed to register a win. The doubles pairing of Dinesh Chaudhry and Lalita Dahiya played first for India and they were defeated by the local pairing of Wannawat Ampunsuwan and Pacharapun Chochuwong in straight sets. The
With the largest contingent ever, the Indian badminton team will be looking for its biggest medal haul at the 2015 BWF World Championships held at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta, starting Monday. With World No. 2 Saina Nehwal and two-time bronze medal winner PV Sindhu spearheading the team in women’s singles and three
Parupalli Kashyap was the star of the show last week at the Indonesian Open Superseries Premier as he toppled the World No. 1 Chen Long to make it to the semis. The stupendous show helped the Indian star to break back into the top 10 in the latest BWF Rankings. Here’s presenting our weekly recap of
The Indian badminton team, spearheaded by Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth, will begin its campaign against Malaysia at the Sudirman Cup in Dongguan, China on Monday. India face a stiff challenge from Malaysia and three-time champions South Korea with whom they have been clubbed together in Group 1D at this biennial World Mixed Team Championships.
World No. 1 Saina Nehwal started her title quest at the 200,000 Badminton Asia Championships on a winning note on Thursday. The second seed edged past the tenth-ranked Nozomi Okuhara of Japan 21-14, 10-21, 21-10 to enter the quarters. PV Sindhu joined Saina in the last-eight stage with a commanding 21-8, 21-9 victory over Macau’s
The Air Costa 79th senior badminton championship concluded in Vijayawada on Thursday. Sai Praneeth and Ruthvika Shivani from Andhra Pradesh were the men’s and women’s singles champions respectively. Men’s singles: Sai Praneeth bt Sameer Verma The men’s singles final was an absolute thriller as Sai Praneeth faced a tough challenge from the in-form Sameer Verma.